Thieves uses fireworks in jewelry store distraction robbery


Police are looking for at least two people who used fireworks in a robbery of a jewelry store in Miami-Dade County.

The robbery happened at Mayors Jewelers at the Dadeland Mall on Sunday night.

Investigators said a man asked to be shown a valuable timepiece. At that very moment, a second person set off fireworks near the store as a distraction. Police said shoppers scattered and the man with the timepiece took off.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue treated several people for minor injuries from the pandemonium.

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