NOVATO (CBS SF) — Police are investigating a smash-and-grab robbery at a North Bay Costco store Sunday morning, according to authorities.
The thieves struck just after 10 a.m. Sunday morning at the Costco in Marin County just off Highway 101. A manager at the store confirmed the robbers targeted a large display case in the jewelry department that was completely emptied.READ MORE: Young Graduate Beginning His Career Killed by Falling Tree in Burlingame
Police say three men walked into the store wearing surgical masks and used a hammer to smash the glass cases and grab the jewelry.
Witnesses said the three suspects were all young African-American men.
The suspects ran away with at least one bag of jewelry and watches, according to a witness.READ MORE: Suspect Arrested In Fatal San Mateo RV Storage Lot Shooting
The masked bandits race back out of the store and into a waiting car.
Police are now looking for the getaway car, a black Chevy Sonic with paper license plates.
Novato police hope this new surveillance video will help them find the Costco thieves.MORE NEWS: Santa Clara Officials Open COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic At Local Farm
Sunday’s robbery is similar to two other jewelry heists in May at a Costco in Danville. Danville police made one arrest, after an employee tackled one of the masked burglars.