Police identify 2 suspects in Diamond District jewelry heist

By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police have identified two of the suspects in connection to a robbery that occurred on August 25, at Avianne Jewelers, located in Manhattan's Diamond District.

Officials identified 39-year-old Jaysean Sutton and 27-year-old Pedro Davila as two suspects and are now searching for their whereabouts.

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Police say the men posed as customers inquiring about purchasing jewelry.

Two of the suspects proceeded to brandish firearms, forcing four individuals to a back room, where they were zip-tied and duct taped.

The suspects removed an undetermined amount of jewelry from the safes and display cases before fleeing. 

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