Wilmington jewelry store target of weekend burglary

 Police investigate break-in at Solid Gold Jewelers in downtown Wilmington. (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

Police investigate break-in at Solid Gold Jewelers in downtown Wilmington. (John Jankowski/for NewsWorks)

Wilmington police are investigating the burglary of a downtown jewelry store.

The owner of Solid Gold Jewelers, located on W. 9th Street, told police he noticed jewelry was missing from the store as he was opening for business Monday morning following the weekend winter storm.

The incident happened sometime between the evening of December 7 and the morning of the 9th.

Police said it appears the suspect entered the store from the roof and took an undisclosed amount of merchandise.

The burglary adds to the mounting crime in downtown Wilmington.

WPD is continuing to investigate through interviews and collecting evidence.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wilmington police using the confidential tip line at (302) 576-3990 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Tip-3333.

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