An upscale jewelry store known for its celebrity clientele was burglarized on Saturday night and police are searching for the person responsible.
Channel 2's Michael Seiden has learned two armed, masked gunmen followed the manager of Icebox Diamonds & Watches home on Friday, forced him and his wife inside and took the keys to the jewelry store.
After the victims were tied up, one of the robbers took the keys and broke into the store on Peachtree Road in Buckhead, burglarizing it, the statement said.
Jewelry and cash were also taken from the manager’s home. He and his wife were not injured.
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Seiden broke the story on Twitter and updated viewers on what he uncovered.
#BREAKING— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV) February 17, 2019
.@Atlanta_Police investigating after jewelry thieves hit #Buckhead store known for selling diamond-encrusted watches to #Atlanta biggest celebrities. #Exclusive details in this thread https://t.co/5ZFJ2DHWMI
With more than a million followers on Instagram, the store has earned worldwide fame.
Dozens of hip hop’s biggest stars, like Atlanta’s own, T.I. and 21 Savage, have all been known to drop tens of thousands of dollars on custom pieces.
Atlanta police are investigating the Icebox burglary, and Cobb police are handling the home invasion. Anyone with information about the armed robbery is urged to contact police at 770-499-3495 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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