NEW YORK — Two suspects have been placed in custody by the New York Police Department following Thursday's Cartier robbery on Fifth Avenue, during which thieves made away with $709,000 worth of watches.
According to the NYPD, five males entered the flagship Thursday at 12:35 p.m. All were wearing gloves, with at least two individuals donning facemasks. Three of the suspects carried ball-peen hammers, which were used to smash watch counters within the store. A total of 16 watches were removed. On Friday afternoon, the NYPD confirmed that two suspects were currently in custody.
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