Burglar breaks into Beard's, gets away with empty watch boxes

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin police are investigating the break-in of a Lufkin jewelry store in which a burglar made off with nothing but empty boxes Friday morning.

According to the police report, officers responded to an alarm call at Beard Fine Jewelers. The first officer found that one of the front windows had been broken out.

Surveillance video showed a man wearing a black jacket with a white and gray hood, gloves and possibly a mask break the window with a crowbar, go into the store and place seven empty Rolex watch boxes into a bag. He then left, traveling southbound.

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