A burglar made off with an estimated $40,000 in jewels in an early morning heist in southeast Fresno, police say.
The crime happened about 4 a.m. Tuesday at Marlene’s Jewelry, a store located in the 5600 block of East Kings Canyon Road, police Sgt. Mark Hudson said. The thief broke in through a roof and rappelled into the store, where he loaded merchandise into a plastic trash bag, then fled through the roof.
The suspect wore dark clothes and a dark-colored ski mask.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (559) 498-STOP to receive a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.