Man ties up jewelry store owner in Stafford County robbery
By KEITH EPPS
Sheriff’s spokesman Bill Kennedy said the heist took place about 9:53 a.m. at Darian Jewelers at 364 Garrisonville Road in North Stafford.
The owner reported that he had just opened the store when a man came in behind him and threatened him with a handgun. Kennedy said the robber forced the owner to open a safe, then tied his hands and locked him in a bathroom.
It took the victim about 30 minutes to get himself untied and call for help. Deputies surrounded the area and a police dog tried to track the robber, but the robber was not found. He took an undisclosed amount of money and jewelry before leaving.
The robber was described as a white man, 6 feet 1 inch tall and 230 to 240 pounds. He was wearing dark clothing and boots, a skull cap and dark glasses with a bandana over his face.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Office at 658-4400 or Crime Solvers at 659-2020.