Jewellery theft in Scarborough: Suspects shot their means out

Toronto police say three suspects shot their means out of a Scarborough buying heart after making off with hundreds of {dollars} value of merchandise from a jewellery retailer Thursday night.

It occurred at Majestic Metropolis, at Markham Street and McNicoll Avenue, shortly earlier than 6:30 pm

Safety digicam footage obtained by CTV Information Toronto reveals a person approaching the shop and asking to be let in. He waits as a result of there’s a buyer already within the store. After a couple of minutes, the door opens for the shopper to depart, and when the opposite man tries to enter, a three-man method. One suspect in black and armed with a gun pulls the brand new buyer away.

The shopper walks away, whereas the robbers are seen smashing the glass circumstances inside the shop.

One man who owns a cell phone and laptop retailer close to the again of the mall mentioned he locked the again door when he heard the theft and pushed a big rubbish bin throughout to attempt to block the thieves from leaving.

He mentioned they shot the glass out of the door after they could not get out.

“They got here in and shot the glass two, nearly 3 times after which they broke the glass and went out,” Krash Nalliah mentioned.

Police informed CP24 that hundreds of {dollars} in jewellery was taken from the shop.

The gun photographs additionally despatched employees and prospects on the mall scurrying in a panic.

“Everyone was working,” one man whose store is across the nook from the jewellery retailer mentioned. “I heard three noises that broke the glass and received out. It was like loopy. All scared, we did not know the place to run.”

Some enterprise house owners on the mall say they’re involved the buying heart doesn’t have sufficient safety.

No one was injured.

Please haven’t launched any descriptions of the suspects thus far.

-With information from CTV Information Toronto