Jewelry and high-end watches are stolen during a “distraction burglary” in South Redondo Beach.
Police are searching for at least two people who stole high-end jewelry from a home in South Redondo Beach on June 7 in a distraction burglary, according to the Part I Crime Recap released by the Redondo Beach Police Department.
One of the thieves—described as either a Hispanic or black man in his 30s standing 6 feet tall with a medium build—posed as a city worker and took the person at the home into the back yard of a residence in the 500 block of South Gertruda Avenue.
While they were outside, one or more people entered the residence and stole high-end jewelry and watches, including a Rolex and a Bertolucci, police said.
Redondo police Sgt. Shawn Freeman said these distraction burglaries are not new to the South Bay.
“Unfortunately, these types of crimes have been going on for decades,” he told Patch.
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