Three men stole rings and necklaces valued at about 75 million yen from high-end jewelry Harry Winston's store in Tokyo's Omotesando Hills on Friday night.
According to police, the robbery occurred at around 8 p.m. The front door is usually kept locked and opened by a male security guard to let customers in, Fuji TV reported. Police said the three men -- described as being Caucasian -- pretended to be customers and that as soon as they all were inside the store, one of them started beating up the 47-year-old security guard.
The other two then smashed glass showcases with hammers and stole about 40 rings and necklaces and fled. Two of the men were wearing white face masks, police said.
No customers were injured in the robbery which only took about three minutes, police said, adding they examining store surveillance camera footage to try and identify the men.© Japan Today