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Jewelry Thieves (Source: Miami Police Department)

Jewelry Thieves (Source: Miami Police Department)

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Two women walked into a Downtown Miami jewelry store pretending to be interested in high-priced diamond rings. Before the store clerk knew it, the women were gone and the clerk was left with two phony rings instead of the pricey pair.

On November 16, around 4:30 PM, two women walked into Buchwald Jewelers, located inside the Seybold Building at 36 Northeast 1 Street #12B.

The women, according to police, acted as if they were interested in two diamond rings.

In just ten minutes, the women were gone and the store clerk was left with the two fake rings instead.

The two stolen rings, according to police, were valued at $10,000.

The whole incident was caught on camera and police are looking for answers.

One of the thieves is described as a heavy-set black woman, about 5’6”in height, and was wearing glasses. The second suspect, police say, is about 5’9”, a heavy-set black female with dark sunglasses. She was last seen wearing a blue dress and carrying a black purse.

Anyone with any information is urged to call the Miami Police Department’s Burglary Unit at 305-603-6030. To remain anonymous, contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (4877).

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