$500,000 in jewels stolen on Mercer Island

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Associated Press

Posted on March 6, 2013 at 6:33 PM

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Police say $500,000 in jewels were stolen from a courier's vehicle Tuesday afternoon when it was parked in a business area on Mercer Island.

Police say the courier from New York was taking a break of less than half an hour when someone broke in and took the jewelry. Surveillance cameras in the area show a dark minivan stopping adjacent to the vehicle.

The jewelry belongs to a wholesale jewelry company in New York City.

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Information from: KOMO-TV, http://www.komotv.com/

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