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Atlanta jewelry store known for celebrity clients robbed

February 18, 2019

ATLANTA (AP) — Police are searching for two gunmen involved in the weekend burglary of an Atlanta jewelry store known for its celebrity clients and the manager’s home.

WXIA-TV reports the armed men followed the manager of Icebox Diamonds and Watches home and forced him and his wife inside their home.

Cobb County police say the men tied up the manager and his wife, took keys to the jewelry store and forced the manager to provide access codes to the store and its safes. Local media report that officials said one suspect left to rob the store, while the other stayed behind and took jewelry and cash from the manager’s home.

The jewelry store is known for its famous clientele, including rappers Meek Mill and Ludacris, along with actors and professional athletes.

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Information from: WXIA-TV, http://www.11alive.com/