A Macy’s employee at the SouthPark mall store stole jewelry over the course of a year worth nearly $93,000, then pawned the items for cash, the store told police this week.
Macy’s reported the theft to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department on Sunday, a CMPD incident report shows.
CMPD’s financial crimes unit has a person of interest in the case, spokeswoman Officer Jessica Wallin said. No charges have been filed yet, she said.
A Macy’s official, Melissa Goff, referred comment to CMPD because of the ongoing nature of the investigation.
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The incident report detailed 46 pieces of jewelry stolen from the store at 4400 Sharon Road in south Charlotte. The median value of the items stolen was $1,300.
The most expensive item, according to the report, was a diamond engagement ring in 14K white gold worth $7,495.
Other pricey items that were swiped from the store include an aquamarine and diamond ring worth $4,800, a diamond ring valued at $4,600 and a diamond statement ring worth $3,800.
The thief mostly stole rings, although necklaces and earrings also were missing, the police report showed.
The least-expensive item, the police report showed, was a Zirconia ring worth $300.