Police: Officer breaks up Irmo jewelry store robbery as it was underway

Police: Officer breaks up Irmo jewelry store robbery as it was underway

IRMO, SC (WIS) - An Irmo jewelry store was broken into early Thursday morning.

Officials say around 4:30 a.m., two people entered the Dem's Jewelers on Lake Murray Boulevard by breaking the front door.

As the burglary was underway, an Irmo police officer arrived. Authorities say the thieves dropped the jewelry and took off in a waiting car.

An inventory of the store is currently underway. If you have any information about this case, please call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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