Jewelry valued at $15k stolen from woman on Downtown Little Rock street

Crime

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A 71-year old woman got her jewelry stolen from her in Downtown Little Rock Wednesday morning.

According to a Little Rock Police Department report, the woman was taking the jewelry to get it appraised around 10:30.

In the police narrative, she says she was at 6th and Louisiana Street when two black males approached her. She says they took her bag with the jewelry in it. The report says the jewelry is valued at approximately $15,000.

The suspects ran away from the scene down Louisiana Street. Police searched around the River Market district but did not find the suspects.

The woman, who is on oxygen, says she is a widow and they stole a bracelet, earrings, and her wedding ring.

“If I could just get my wedding ring. I would love that. I would love that, but I would really like my wedding ring ,” she said.

She says her husband used to work at a pawn shop. She hopes if any local pawn shops find her jewelry they will call Little Rock Police.

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