BSO Looking For Alleged FLL Jewel Thief

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBS4) – Broward Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking for a woman who allegedly pilfered a set of diamond rings from a TSA security checkpoint at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Authorities released security video of the unidentified woman believed to be involved. Police say the victim was going through the security checkpoint at Terminal 4 on December 9, 2012 just after 10 p.m.

BSO is looking for this woman, bending down in the photo, in connection with a ring theft at FLL. Police believe she is picking up the stolen rings in this security photo. (Source: BSO)

BSO is looking for this woman, bending down in the photo, in connection with a ring theft at FLL. Police believe she is picking up the stolen rings in this security photo. (Source: BSO)

The victim told police that she misplaced her diamond engagement ring and wedding bands at the checkpoint and began frantically searching for them. The suspect is caught on camera picking up the rings off the floor and tucking them away, saying nothing as the woman searched nearby.

Before the incident, the suspect was dropped off at the terminal by a red Toyota RAV-4. She is described as having long dark hair and carrying a large red shoulder bag.

Anyone who can identify this woman is asked to contact BSO Det. Jon Korman at (954) 359-1243 or report information anonymously to (954) 493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers offers an award of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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