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Charlotte Kay Jewelers closed after break-in

Glass could be seen broken on the door, a window, and product display cases.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Kay Jewelers store in Charlotte's Steele Creek neighborhood is closed after police say a break-in happened on Monday.

According to a report from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department filed on Tuesday, someone shattered the glass on a store window and got inside. Police say whoever broke in got out with about $1,000 worth of jewelry and caused nearly $4,000 in damage.

When a WCNC Charlotte photographer tried to visit the store Tuesday, he found broken glass on a door, window, and on product display cases. No employees were visible inside the locked store.

A sign on the door told customers the location was "temporarily closed" with the hope of reopening by Thursday. WCNC Charlotte returned on Thursday to see the sign was changed to reopening "soon." The sign says customers can call 704-583-3318 to arrange for pickup or repairs.

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The break-in happened just days after a Charlotte mom said a group of would-be thieves tried to steal her shopping cart at a HomeGoods store while her toddler son was still in it. Police say they believe the woman's pocketbook in her purse was the intended target, while other parents have offered advice on how to keep kids safe while shopping.

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