• High-end jewelry store burglarized while owner tied up at home

    By: J.D. Capelouto, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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    ATLANTA - A high-end Atlanta jewelry store known for its celebrity clientele was burglarized while the owner and his wife were tied up in their Cobb County home, police said.

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    Two armed, masked gunmen followed the owner of Icebox Diamonds & Watches home on Friday, forced him and his wife inside the house and took the keys to the jewelry store, Cobb County police said in a statement.

    After the victims were tied up, one of the robbers took the keys and broke into the store in Buckhead, burglarizing it, the statement said.

    Jewelry and cash were also taken from the owner’s home. He and his wife were not injured.

    Atlanta police are investigating the Icebox burglary, and Cobb police are handling the home invasion.

    Channel 2 Action News reported that hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry was stolen from Icebox.

     

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