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Big-time heist: Robbers steal $1.3 million in watches, jewelry

BY THE VILLAGE SUN | An older man in the jewelry business was cleaned out by robbers who invaded his West Village apartment and made off with a huge haul of valuables and cash.

According to police, on Sat., May 6, around 11:15 p.m., two men forced their way into a 72-year-old man’s home at Morton and Bleecker Streets. Once inside, they stole around $90,000 and $1.3 million worth of watches and jewelry.

An image of the second suspect. (NYPD)

The robbers fled in a black Jeep Grand Cherokee, heading eastbound on Bleecker Street. The victim was uninjured.

A police spokesperson said the victim is in the jewelry trade in some capacity, but didn’t have information on whether he is a seller, buyer or proprietor.

Police ask that anyone with information call the N.Y.P.D.’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Tips can also be submitted on the Crime Stoppers Web site,, or on Twitter @NYPDTips.

All tips are strictly confidential.

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