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Who knew it would be so easy to ram a Ford pick-up into the signature, (faux) iron doors at Tiffany & Co. and make away with plenty? Well, now we know because early this morning, around 5:45a.m., a band of four thieves did exactly that. Using the stolen truck to ram through the front of the store and a separate getaway vehicle, the enterprising suspects hammered through the glass cases and stole several small jewelry items.
According to Walnut Creek police Lt. Steve Gorski, in an interview with The San Jose Mercury News, the most valuable jewels in the store were locked away and escaped the clutches of the intruders. But we all know that "less pricey" in Tiffany's speak is still a pretty penny. Perhaps it's time the brand puts some strength behind those gorgeously plated doors.
·Walnut Creek: Brazen burglars use truck to smash into Tiffany jewelry store [The San Jose Mercury News]
·Break-in at Tiffany's: Thieves use pickup [The San Francisco Chronicle]
·Tiffany & Co. [Official Site]