‘Attractive Woman’ Used in $100,000 Jewelry Heist


0  Updated at 12:05 pm, October 31st, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Tetra Images/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A trio of thieves used an attractive decoy who “wore tight yoga pants … and had pretty hair” to steal $100,000 worth of diamonds from a jewelry story in New Jersey, the shop’s owner said.

On Wednesday evening, a man entered Tindall Diamonds & Jewelry in Robbinsville, N.J., and asked to see some loose diamonds, store owner Robert Tindall told ABC News.

Ten minutes later, he said, a man and woman entered the store and asked him for help looking at jewelry on the other side of the store.

“The woman was attractive. She wore tight yoga pants, and had a nice body and pretty hair,” Tindall said.

All three suspects had similar foreign accents, but when Tindall asked if they knew one another they denied it. “At that moment a flag went up in my mind,” Tindall said.

“While I was helping her, the first guy reached over the counter and grabbed the box. They ran out of the store and jumped into cars that were waiting and ready to go,” he said.

Tindall says he chased the trio outside, but was only able to snap a single blurry photo of a getaway car on his cellphone.

Police confirmed the car was an Audi A4, but have no other leads. The investigation is still ongoing.

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