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Fresno Jewelry Store Employee Tied Up During Robbery

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A woman who works at a Fresno jewelry store was tied up during a robbery on Friday. The break-in happened at "Don Roberto's" in Central Fresno.

Fresno Police say the robbery occurred as an employee opened the store. Officers say 2 men wearing bandanas over their faces walked through the front door and tied a woman up.

KMPH spoke with people who work at the store and they tell us that the guys broke the glass of one jewelry case and stole about 10% of the jewelry inside the case.

There were people around when the robbery happened. The owner of a neighboring business says she the guys hanging around the parking lot.

"I feel like he is going to come into my business, but 10–minutes later he just came and went in the jewelry store and then he was just gone," says neighboring business owner Amparo Gutierrez.

Police say a security guard also saw the two men running and get into a car. The security guard followed the men, but lost them in traffic. The woman who was tied up is okay.

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