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Jewelry Store Worker Fires at Robbers in California Heist

Police said the suspects wore hoodies and used hammers to smash display cases.

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A jewelry store employee fired on a group of suspects during a robbery in Manhattan Beach, CA, police said.

The incident happened at about 12:40 p.m. Saturday at Prestige Jewelers, CBS Los Angeles reports. The five suspects fled and no injuries were reported.

El Segundo police said the suspects wore hoodies and used hammers to smash display cases.

“An employee of the store responded by using a firearm to shoot towards the suspects,” police said in a statement.

There was no word on how much jewelry was taken.

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