SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Two men who walked into a jewelry store near San Francisco Union Square made off with half a million dollars in merchandise, according to police.

The burglary happened at 3:44 a.m. Thursday at a jewelry store on the 100 block of O’Farrell Street near Union Square.

Security images showed two suspects coming into the store and loading up a duffel bag with merchandise. Police said the value of the stolen items was $500,000.

Police say this car was used by the jewelry store burglary suspects. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Police say this car was used by the jewelry store burglary suspects. (San Francisco Police Dept.)

The suspects used a Ford sedan during the heist, police said. Police did not say exactly how the burglars gained entrance to the store.

One of the suspects is a black man with dreadlocked hair, wearing a dark jacket, tan pants and white shoes. The second suspect was only described as a black man with a dark-colored “hoodie” pulled up over his head.

San Francisco Police urged anyone with information about the crime to contact the department’s Anonymous Tip Line at (415) 575-4444.