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Armed Robbery At A Waco Jeweler, Employees Tied Up June 21, 2023 (0 comments)


Waco, TX--An area jewelry store was robbed June 17 by two persons with guns, The Waco Herald Tribune reports, quoting police.

Waco police reportedly said police were dispatched to Boozer’s Jewelers at 1025 N. Valley Mills Drive around 4 p.m. Two robbers displayed firearms and took an undisclosed amount of jewelry.

No injuries were reported from the robbery, according to the newspaper.

[Boozer’s Jewelers, Waco, TX. Photo credit: Matt Kyle, Waco Tribune-Herald]

Brad Boozer, owner of Boozer’s Jewelers, reportedly said the robbers, one male and one female, wore masks, came in 10 minutes before closing and held three of his employees at gunpoint. He said two of his employees were zip-tied while the third was forced at gunpoint to empty out the store’s shelves.

Boozer said about 90% of his inventory was stolen, according to the newspaper. He’s hasn’t yet determined the value. He estimated its worth at several million dollars.

Boozer reportedly said he was disheartened that his employees were “traumatized” by the robbery, and said he was thankful nobody was hurt.

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