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Seventy rings worth $20K stolen from Kmart

Posted December 3, 2009 10:17 a.m. EST
Updated December 3, 2009 11:08 a.m. EST

— Rocky Mount police say that a 55-year-old man is suspected in connection with the theft of 70 rings worth $20,000 from a K-Mart store Wednesday morning.

Police said that Thomas Allen Moore Jr. approached a jewelry case at the 720 Sutters Creek store while the salesperson was away. He jimmied the locks on the case and stole the rings, police said.

Charges are pending in the ongoing investigation, police said.