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Police Say Jewelry Robbers Switched Vehicles After Sunday Robbery

Posted May 4, 2005

— Durham police are still looking for two suspects that they say backed a pickup truck in a Costco store on Sunday and robbed the jewelry counter.

The suspects then drove to 2400 Broad St., where investigators believe they abandoned a stolen truck for a black four-door Infinity. They fled in an unknown direction.

Police describe the Infinity as having a sunroof with peeling paint on the front of the hood and dents on the grill area.

Durham CrimeStoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in the case. Anyone with information should call

(919) 683-1200

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Police say that shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday, a stolen gray 1986 pickup truck backed into the Costco on Northpointe Drive. Two men -- one armed with a gun, the other a hammer, shattered a glass case containing jewelry and removed a large quantity of items.

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