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Police Seek Help in Identifying Paddock Mall Jewelry Thief

Authorities in Ocala are urging the public to assist in identifying a suspect involved in a robbery by sudden snatching incident that took place at a jewelry kiosk within the Paddock Mall on February 7th.

The individual in question, whose image has been captured by surveillance cameras, is believed to be linked to the aforementioned robbery. Ocala Police Department’s Detective Thomas is leading the investigation and is urging anyone with pertinent information to come forward.

In an effort to facilitate the identification process, citizens are encouraged to reach out to Detective Thomas at 352-369-7000. Additionally, individuals can choose to submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Marion County. The hotline for Crime Stoppers is 352-368-STOP (7867) or **TIPS, and tips can also be submitted online at

As an incentive to prompt cooperation, Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $3,000 for tips leading to the arrest of the suspect. The Ocala Police Case number for this incident is #202400019533.

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