Police looking to catch a thief who stole thousands of dollars of jewelry from Nelson shop

A big theft from Ted Allen's Jewelry in Nelson early Monday morning.

The store was the target of a thief, with items stolen and damage estimated at 30-thousand dollars.

Police say a man wearing a disguise used a hammer or similar tool to gain entry by smashing the front window of the business..the suspect then smashed several glass display cases and stole numerous items of jewelry in a short period of time.

Nelson Police are working in conjunction with other provincial police agencies to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to call Nelson Police.