November 14, 2017 10:16 am
Updated: November 14, 2017 3:15 pm

Man steals $43K Rolex from Calgary jewelry store: police

Calgary police allege this man ran out of the Birks jewelry store in TD Square with a Rolex watch on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.

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Calgary police have issued a warrant for a man they allege stole a Rolex watch from a jewelry store in the city’s southwest on Monday.

The man entered the Birks location in TD Square at around 4:40 p.m. He browsed a selection of watches before asking to try on one valued at $43,700.

While trying on the watch, police allege he ran out of the store.

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Police have issued a warrant for Mohammad Nasruddin, 21. They believe he is in Calgary but also has connections to Toronto.

He’s described as being between 25 and 30 years old, approximately five feet, nine inches tall with a slim build, curly hair and a beard. At the time, police said he was wearing an “electric blue” suit and a blue check tie.

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Anyone with information on Nasruddin’s whereabouts is asked to call the Calgary Police Service at 403-266-1234 or contact Crime Stoppers.

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