Cheektowaga Police looking for accused jewelry thieves

Surveillance photo released by Cheektowaga Police Department

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Cheektowaga Police need your help identifying two people who may be connected to a jewelry heist.

Police say the two individuals go to the jewelry counter and ask to see the $2,000 rings. While distracting the clerk, they exchange the ring with a much cheaper, eight dollar ring.

Police say they have pulled this off four times in the last two weeks. Police did not say which jewelry store the rings are being stolen from.

They have been seen leaving in a grey four door Toyota Corolla.

The man is approximately 6’2″ tall, 230 pounds, and between the age of 35 to 45-years old. The woman is 5’10” tall, larger build, and around the age of 50.

Call Detective Griffin with the Cheektowaga Police Department at 686-3979. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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