CHICAGO (CBS) — A group of robbers made off with more than $258,000 worth of diamonds in a smash-and-grab robbery Wednesday night in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
Just after 7 p.m., three men entered a Jared Galleria of Jewelry store at 1700 E. Woodfield Road armed with hammers and smashed a display case holding loose diamonds, according to Schaumburg police.READ MORE: Obamas Make Surprise Visit To Comer Children's Hospital For Holiday Celebration
After grabbing $285,825 worth of diamonds, the group ran to a vehicle and drove away, police said. No injuries were reported.
Police released surveillance photos of the group Thursday.READ MORE: Three Men Shot Outside Garfield Red Line Station
The men were described as black, between 18 and 24 years old, of thin build and between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-8, police said. They wore layered clothing, including a bottom layer of a white hooded sweatshirt, a second layer of a black hooded sweatshirt and a top layer of dark colored, puffy jackets.
Anyone with information was asked to call police at (847) 882-3534.MORE NEWS: Some Parents Not Pleased As Kids Are Required To Wear Masks During Outdoor Recess At Jonathan Burr Elementary School In Wicker Park
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