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Bandits make off with over $100K in merchandise from jeweler

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NEW YORK (AP) — Police are looking for two suspects who donned white hazmat-type suits, gloves and what appeared to be night-vision goggles before making off with more than $100,000 in merchandise from a New York City jewelry store. Authorities say the bandits busted through the back door of a vacant business next door to […]
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