Blotter: Police seeking robbery suspects

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Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at Ehrhart's Jewelers shortly before noon Saturday.
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Denton police are looking for three men in connection with an armed robbery of an area jeweler in the 200 block of Interstate 35E shortly before noon Saturday.

Police said while one of the masked men controlled the employees, another smashed several display cases and took the jewelry from inside.

Surveillance camera footage obtained from the business shows a third suspect, believed to be the driver, buzzing into the business door while the two masked suspects exit a 2012 or 2013 Red Buick Enclave before entering the business.

All three men fled the scene traveling southbound on I-35E in the Enclave, police said.

Orlando Hinojosa, spokesman for Denton police, said no employees were injured and the amount of jewelry taken is unknown at this time.

Both front and rear license plates of the getaway vehicle had placards for “Classic Chevrolet” but no actual license plates in place, according to a news release from the Denton Police Department.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Investigator Keith Martin at 940-349-7961 or e-mail Keith.Martin@cityofdenton.com.

 

Other reports

100 block of North Locust Street — Police responded to a burglary at an area bar and grill Friday. According to reports, dispatch advised someone cut the power, shattered a window and stole the safe sometime overnight at the business. The case is under investigation, police said.

3400 block of Joyce Lane — A woman reported her car was vandalized early Saturday morning, police said. According to reports, a 45-year-old woman told police someone vandalized her car by keying it, breaking off both side view mirrors and kicking dents in it while parked in a parking lot.

 

Roundup

From 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday:

Seventy-seven people were booked into the Denton County Jail.

Denton Police posted 10 reports online.

From Sunday, April 28 to Saturday:

Texas Woman’s University police responded to 82 calls for service, took 13 reports, escorted eight, reported 55 parking violations, 19 moving violations and arrested one.

From Sunday, April 28 to Thursday:

University of North Texas police arrested 10 people and responded to one open container citation, one disorderly conduct report, one minor crash with no injuries, one criminal trespass report, two theft reports, one reckless damage call, one burglary of habitation report, one suspicious person call, one criminal mischief report, one burglary of a vehicle report and issued one municipal citation for littering.

— Megan Gray


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