Midtown Jewelry Store Robber Ties Up Worker, Flees With $54K in Jewelry

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    Police are searching for the man who allegedly robbed Margo Manhattan jewelry store at 1202 Madison Ave. on April 11, 2014, tying up a worker and taking $54,000 worth of jewelry. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS.

    Police are searching for the who robbed a jewelry store in midtown Manhattan Friday, tying up a worker before fleeing with $54,000 worth of jewelry, police say.

    The man walked into Margo Manhattan jewelry store at 1202 Madison Ave. just before 2 p.m. and asked to see some pieces, according to police.

    When the 53-year-old worker began to help him, the suspect grabbed her by the neck and forced her into the back room where he tied her up, police said. 

    He took a key from the worker to open a display case and took several items; he then returned to the back room and swiped more jewelry before running away.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS. 

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