Thieves steal 8,000 pieces of jewellery from Tokyo shop
"About 8,000...rings, necklaces and other jewellery worth 100 million yen (860,000 dollars) were stolen along with 200,000 yen in cash," said a Tokyo police spokeswoman.
The shop, Victor's Pearl, is located in a city centre shopping arcade.
The thieves are believed to have broken in through a hole in the ceiling, the Asahi television network said, adding police suspected a Chinese crime group's involvement in the case.
The police spokeswoman declined to comment on the report.
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