Greater than $350,000 in jewellery was stolen from two residences in Manhattan’s Trump Tower, police stated on Monday.
Two bracelets, a necklace, a hoop and earrings value $236,000 had been taken from a 42nd-floor condo whereas the feminine resident was away from June to early September, police stated. A $117,000 diamond bracelet was stolen from a 59th-floor condo whereas the resident, who owns an artwork gallery within the metropolis, was on trip in early September.
Each thefts had been reported to police early this month.
As of Monday, investigators hadn’t recognized any suspects and had been nonetheless trying into everybody who had entry to the constructing.
It’s not clear if the thefts had been associated. There was no signal of a break-in at both place, a supply informed The New York Publish, which was the primary to report the story. Investigators suspect an inside job.
“It’s not someone breaking into the constructing or roaming the halls, making an attempt the doorways till they discover one which’s open,” a supply informed the newspaper.
President Donald Trump’s triplex penthouse and his Trump Group headquarters are situated in the identical constructing. Trump stayed in his Fifth Avenue house on Sunday and Monday evening for his go to to the United Nations.
Jonathan Wackrow, a former Secret Service agent and CNN contributor, stated the thefts raised issues a few risk from an insider at Trump Tower, which is all the time protected by the Secret Service.
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