Police are investigating an apparent smash and grab theft at a Hammond jewelry store.
About 2 a.m. Sunday, an alarm went off at Ibert Jewelry, 1665 SW Railroad Ave., officers wrote on the department’s Facebook page Wednesday.
In security footage posted to the site, a glass door is seen shattering as two people enter the store. The suspects “entered a glass jewelry case and took a large amount of jewelry,” according to police.
The surveillance video shows both suspects running out of the store carrying what appear to be large black trash bags shortly after they arrived.
Police believe they fled the scene in a black sports utility vehicle, possibly a Cadillac Escalade with large chrome rims.
The suspects are identified as two men who wore “some type of clothing over their (faces) to hide their identities.”
Anyone with information on the case is urged to contact the department at (985) 277-5733.