VERNON HILLs, Ill. (WLS) -- Vernon Hills Police have reported that diamonds were stolen during a smash and grab burglary Friday night.
According to police, three people walked into a Jared store near East Townline Road and Milwaukee and used hammers to smash display cases. The group then made off with several diamonds.
The thieves escaped in a gray minivan. Witnesses said it may have been a Dodge or Chrysler van. No weapons besides the hammers were used in the robbery, police said.
No one was hurt in the robbery and the store has reopened.
Thieves use hammers to smash display case, steal diamonds in Vernon Hills