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There have been no solid leads as to who burglarised 'Mi Amor Jewellers' and made off with over half a million dollars in merchandise.
Bandits broke into the Main Street, Tortola location between the night of Saturday, December 29 and the wee hours of Sunday, December 30, and carted off over $500,000 in gold and diamond jewelry.
Speaking to BVI Platinum News, proprietor of the establishment, Eileen Bourke revealed that as far as she is aware, police are working diligently to investigate the incident.
She is warning persons to exercise caution when purchasing jewelry as the perpetrators may try to sell the loot.
“I would encourage individuals out there or businesses to be very vigilant about any merchandise being offered to them to sell,” she stated, reminding that accepting stolen goods is an offense.
“...Any help is a help, any little thing that could help us at this time quickly because time is of the essence,” Ms. Bourke stressed.
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Police are now investigating a burglary which occurred in the wee hours of this morning, December 29, in which over $500,000 in jewelry was stolen from a local establishment.
BVI Platinum News was able to confirm that several suspects were arrested after Mi Amor Jewelry was broken into by thieves, who carted off with over half a million dollars in gold and diamond pieces.
It is unclear whether the stolen items were retrieved.
This publication will provide updates as they become available.