Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Robbery Makes Time Stand Still for Store Staff

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Robbery Makes Time Stand Still for Store Staff

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ENGLEWOOD - Authorities are searching for a pair of thieves who stole watches worth a combined $75,000 during a brazen daytime robbery at the Timepiece Collection store on East Palisade Avenue earlier this week.

Officers were called to the store by employees shortly after 5 p.m. Monday, Englewood police Detective Capt. Timothy Torell said in a news release on Monday.

One of the men distracted store employees while the other took three Audemars Piguet watches from an unlocked case and put them in a bag, police said.

While no weapons were displayed and no employees were injured, those working at the store at the time of the theft were "quite shaken up after the ordeal," Torell said.

Cameras inside the store recorded images of the men, Torell said, and detectives have "significant leads." The Police Department is also reviewing security camera footage from other stores in the area, he said. …

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