Authorities are asking for the general public’s assist to determine a person and a lady they stated used a toddler to assist steal a $fifty seven,000 ring from an Estero jewellery retailer final week.

The duo entered the Saks Fifth Avenue retailer in Miromar Retailers simply earlier than 2 p.m. Oct. 12 with a 5- or 6-yr-previous boy, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers stated in a information launch Wednesday. 

Whereas strolling across the retailer, the 2 adults “identified a number of items of jewellery and requested the clerk whether or not they might see sure gadgets,” the discharge states. 

After asking to see a specific ring, the person engaged the clerk in dialog, based on the discharge. Whereas the clerk was distracted, the lady might be seen on video instructing the boy “to take the ring after which hand it over to her,” the discharge states. The trio then left the shop.

Staff observed the theft the subsequent morning throughout a routine stock, in line with Crime Stoppers.

Anybody with details about the person and lady is requested to name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).

Callers will stay nameless and be eligible for a money reward as much as $1,000. Ideas additionally may be made on-line at

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