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Necklace thief wanted in Tupelo

The employee handed the man the necklaces and he fled on foot.

Posted: Jan 3, 2020 4:41 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Police are asking for help locating a man who stole two gold necklaces from a local jewelry store.

According to Tupelo Police, a man walked into Kay Jewelry on the evening of Dec. 22 and asked to look at the two necklaces, valued at approximately $10,000.

The employee handed the man the necklaces and he fled on foot.

The man left the area in a black or dark gray SUV.

Police described the man as black, clean-shaven, last seen wearing a red hoodie, gray sweatpants and white tennis shoes.

The jewelry store is located inside The Mall at Barnes Crossing.

Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers of Northeast Mississippi at 1-800-773-8477.

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