Smash and grab: Thieves burglarize downtown Newport jewelry store

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NEWPORT — Local police have opened up an investigation after a jewelry store in downtown Newport was burglarized early Monday morning.

The incident happened at around 4:00 a.m., when the Newport Police Department responded to a report of an alarm activation at Newport Jewelers, located at 194 Main Street in Newport City.

The store had its window smashed, with thieves using the smashed window as a way to enter the store.

Once inside, police say that two display cases were smashed as well, with items left scattered around the store.

When the store owners arrived they advised police that several pieces of merchandise were missing.

Police say that there is no further information available at this time, and that anyone with information regarding this crime should contact Officer T. Jacobs at: 802-334-6733.

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