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Three men smash window, burglarize jewelry store overnight in Crystal Lake

Suspect #3 (left), suspects #2 and #3 (middle), and suspect #1 (right). | Provided photo.

Police are searching for three men who smashed the front window of a Crystal Lake jewelry store and stole numerous pieces of jewelry early Thursday morning.

The Crystal Lake Police Department responded around 3:56 a.m. Thursday to Dalzell Jewelry, 41 North Williams Street, for a report of a burglar alarm.

Officers discovered forced entry was made to the business through an exterior storefront glass window, according to Crystal Lake Deputy Police Chief Thomas Kotlowski.

Several display cases were smashed and multiple items of jewelry were removed. An Evidence technician and detectives from the Investigations Unit processed the scene.

The value of items stolen is unknown at this time and video obtained shows three suspects involved, Kotlowski said.

Suspect 1 is described as a male of average height and heavy build with a beard, approximately 20-28 years old, around 5-foot-8 and weighing approximately 180 pounds, wearing black pants and a dark blue hoody style sweatshirt.

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Suspects 2 and 3 are both described as black males, approximately 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-8 with a thin build.

The case remains under active investigation and anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Crystal Lake Police Department at 815-356-3620.

Those who wish to make anonymous tips can call Crime Stoppers at 800-762-7867. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to the arrest of a suspect.

Anonymous tips can also be sent to the Crystal Lake Police Department by texting the word CLPDTIP along with the tip information to 847411.


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