Robbers Steal Nearly $6M in New Year's Jewelry Heist

Three suspects can be seen in surveillance video prying into a jewelry wholesaler near Times Square in New York City on New Year's Eve.
1:49 | 01/03/17

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I got chills. We have to move on to the brazen new year's eve robbery. While 1 million people were 1e8 brating here. These people broke in. It went down in the neighborhood. Thousands of police officers in times square on new year's eve. Those three men pulled off the huge burglary a few blocks away. It was all caught on tape. Happy new year! Reporter: While millions rang in the new year in times square, flanked by about 7,000 police officers this is how three thieves kicked off 2017 just a few blocks away. The suspects waiting until the stroke of midnight to begin their meticulously planned heist. The utter distraction of what is going on a number of blocks away at times square, also, think, in their mind probably gave them some sort of Kever. Reporter: In this dramatic Su valance video, you can see two of the men with a pry bar and hammer trying to gain entry. One of them looking straight into the camera. Inside, officials say the suspects removed jewelry from two saves. Sneaking off with approximately $6 million worth of juls. Gregg Ruth seen here in this commercial is known for high-profile collections featuring rare yellow and pink diamonds. Police say after the heist, the trio fled down the six-floor stairwell of the high-rise. Investigators now wondering if this was an inside job. Slst some pieces of inside information as to how this place operated and what the security apparatus was outside and inside. Reporter: New York City police are asking the public to take a close look at the surveillance picture. If they recognize anybody. Hopefully so. A lot coming up. A warning from one family after

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