The Southern Pines Police Department is investigating a reported larceny that occurred Saturday evening.
According to Southern Pines Police Chief Bob Temme just after 8:30 pm two male customers entered the Kay Jewelers located off of Brucewood Road in Southern Pines. One man stood by the door while the second man asked a store associate to look at a diamond ring. Once the associate handed the customer the ring he placed it on one of his fingers and both men reportedly ran from the store.
The two were seen leaving in a gold color Buick vehicle. The suspects were described as a white male wearing a white hat, red blue and white striped shirt, white and blue shorts and red shoes. The man reportedly has a tattoo of a cross and a teardrop on his cheek and also had tattoos on his arms.
The second suspect is described as a black male wearing a green shirt with “Doubt It” written on the front, blue jeans, and a hat.
A similar incident occurred at Kay Jewelers May 11, 2018 in Richmond County
As of this report the investigation continues. Anyone with information on this larceny should contact the Southern Pines Police Department at (910) 692-7031 or by the crime tip line at (910) 693-4110. Information may be left anonymously.