Newport Police investigate $250,000 jewelry theft

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – The Newport Police Department is searching for the person or persons responsible for stealing a quarter of a million dollars of jewelry.

Newport Police tell Region 8 News that a resident reported she was missing several items of jewelry from her home. The incident allegedly took place on New Year's Day.

Some of the missing items include a diamond ring worth $75,000 and a diamond watch worth $10,000.

Police say they have interviewed several persons of interest, but no arrests have been made. A reward, however, is being offered.

To report any information on this case, contact the Newport Police Criminal Investigations Division at 870-523-5781.

Region 8 News will continue to track this story and provide updates, as more details become available.

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