St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The police are investigating a building breaking and larceny at business place First Class Jewelry in Basseterre.
A report from the police say investigators from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) are looking into that matter.
According to a police release, the incident occurred sometime between 3.00am and 4.30am on Monday.
Investigations revealed the assailants broke into the store and removed a quantity of merchandise including jewelry, perfumes, hand bags and electronics.
A security guard responding to noises in the area of the store was found under duress by responding Police.
The investigations into the matter are continuing.
Meanwhile investigators from the CID are urging the community to be mindful that engaging in the purchase of items known and found to be stolen is a violation of the law.