Caught on video: Brazen armed jewelry retail outlet heist leaves San Ramon citizens shaken

Brazen armed jewellery keep heist has still left San Ramon inhabitants shaken

Brazen armed jewellery retail outlet heist has remaining San Ramon citizens shaken


SAN RAMON — The brazen daylight armed robbery of a jewelry retailer at the upscale City Middle Bishop Ranch purchasing center in San Ramon has still left shoppers and business enterprise owners shaken.

It transpired on Friday all over 2:30 p.m. at Heller Jewelers and was recorded by multiple folks on their cellphones in addition to the retail outlet security cameras. 

The films showed gunmen pointing a gun a protection guard who labored for the retail outlet. Other robbers could be seen smashing exhibit scenarios and getting pricey items.

The loved ones-owned store is acknowledged to offer higher-close jewelry and Rolex watches.

“It looked unreal for a minute,” mentioned Luca Zanet, the normal manager at Delarosa, a restaurant positioned throughout from the jewelry store. “You had to do a double acquire.” 

Zanet witnessed it and mentioned the robbery was happening with hundreds of customers close by.

“This location was packed with young children,” he advised KPIX. “A great deal much more than this simply because (Friday) was a working day off from college, St. Patrick’s Working day, it was a lot heading on.  So this put was occurring.”    

Witnesses said they observed seven robbers, some with guns.

No one particular was injured but lots of purchasers mentioned the theft shattered their perception of security in this affluent community.

“I feel really poor and I sense definitely sorry. San Ramon is a actually secure city,” reported Shan Gao, a shopper and San Ramon mother who was at the buying center on Saturday with her family.

“They have to have scoped it and checked it out. They knew particularly where they were being heading. They went in and they went out in two or 3 minutes,” Zanet claimed.  “It can be getting worse for the reason that the Nike retailer got hit twice now and then Sunglass Hut — they obtained strike five instances previously (this 12 months).”

San Ramon police did not reply to a KPIX  ask for for much more information and facts on Friday’s theft and they did not say if anybody was arrested.