Man uses brick to smash jewelry box, fails epically
A Wisconsin felon failed epically in a broad daylight smash when he repeatedly tried to use a brick to break into a jewelry case until he was finally chased away by an employee , images released on Monday show.
The video, taken June 1 at a Kay Jewelers about 15 miles outside of Milwaukee, shows a man entering the store around 1 p.m., taking a brick out of his pocket, then repeatedly smashing it into a holster. jewelry.
The man, dressed in a bright red shirt and matching shoes, threw the brick at the case nine times and at one point stopped to put on his sunglasses in an apparent attempt to avoid d to be recognized, shows the clip.
Despite the suspect’s best efforts, the case only exploded and before he could continue trying, an employee chased him away with a metal pole.
He was last seen taking off in a tan Chevrolet Malibu with no license plate.
Menomonee Falls Police Department cops told Fox 6 they only recently received the video from the store and released it in hopes it would help them track down the suspect.
“We would still like to know who it is and make an arrest,” captain Gene Neyhart told the outlet.
“The video has gone popular if not viral… I think sometimes when a crime is committed at midday, a blatant offense like that is still of concern to the public.
Neyhart is confident someone knows who the suspect is and has asked anyone with information to call the police department or make an anonymous report to Waukesha County Crime Stoppers.
Armed robberies have increased in hotspots like Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.
On Saturday afternoon, four men brazenly broke into a Long Island jewelry store and used sledgehammers to break into a storefront and steal a number of luxury watches before taking off.
In May, five masked bandits got away with millions of dollars in jewelry and high-end watches after using sledgehammers to smash windows in a Beverly Hills store.