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Man wearing a white medical coat snatches $37,500 Rolex

  • Man – whose outfit even included an ID tag – went into Michael Anthony Jewelers
  • He then reportedly asked if he could took at a $37,500 Rolex Presidential watch
  • Police say he then snatched the watch and fled into a vehicle with Florida plates 

The man – whose outfit even included an ID tag – wandered into Michael Anthony Jewelers in the Wayne’s Willow Brook Mall, New Jersey

A man dressed in a white medical coat and scrubs is wanted by police after being recorded taking a Rolex watch worth $37,500 from a jewelry store. 

The man – whose outfit even included an ID tag – wandered into Michael Anthony Jewelers in the Wayne’s Willow Brook Mall, New Jersey. 

It was about 1.45pm on a Tuesday, cops said. 

The suspect is thought to have then asked to see a Rolex Presidential watch after explaining he had just worked 16 hours straight and was keen to buy himself a birthday present. 

According to Captain Laurence Martin, he then snatched the watch and fled the store. 

Witnesses reported that he may have jumped into a Ford Fusion-type car with Florida plates which was waiting for him outside. 

The suspect is thought to have then asked to see a Rolex Presidential watch after explaining he had just worked 16 hours straight and was keen to buy himself a birthday present

The suspect is thought to have then asked to see a Rolex Presidential watch after explaining he had just worked 16 hours straight and was keen to buy himself a birthday present

His ID reportedly had the words ‘Mount Vernon’ written on it and witnesses have said he spoke with a slight ‘islander’ accent. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Wayne Detective Anne Shivas at 973-633-3552 or email her on shivasa@waynetownship.com

It is also possible to make an anonymous report at 973-633-3587.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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