Suspect in $1M W. Pa. jewelry robbery arrested
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chicago police have arrested a man who allegedly took part in a $1 million jewelry robbery in western Pennsylvania.
Authorities say they questioned 30-year-old Oscar Rodriguez after he was found standing in a Chicago street just before 3 a.m. Friday. A name check uncovered his outstanding Pennsylvania warrant for robbery.
Northern Regional police Chief Robert Amann says they believe Rodriguez is one of three people allegedly responsible for stealing about $1 million worth of jewelry in May from a salesman who was in the parking lot of a store in Wexford, about 15 miles north of Pittsburgh. Surveillance video at a nearby store captured images of the suspects.
Northern Regional police are working with the FBI on the investigation.
It’s not immediately clear if Rodriguez has an attorney.
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