Suspects sought in smash-and-grab robbery of jewelry store inside San Jacinto Mall


Shortly before noon Monday, Baytown police officers say they responded to a robbery at the Gordon Jewelers inside San Jacinto Mall located in the 6900 Block of Garth Rd. Police say the three Hispanic males entered the store and one was armed with a handgun while the other two suspects smashed three jewelry cases and took out the jewelry, mostly women's rings from two of the cases.

The two men smashing the cases were armed with an object used to smash the jewelry cases.

Police say the armed robber ordered one of the employee's off the phone at gunpoint and to place her hands up. There were several customers and employees inside of the store who were fortunately unharmed.

The three suspects then left the store and ran towards the right through the mall.

Anyone who has information on this or any other crime is asked to call the Baytown Police Department at 281-422-8371. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 281-427-TIPS, submit anonymous tips online at the Baytown Police Department website, or text keyword BAYTOWN plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 cash and you will remain anonymous.

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