Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and East Hanover Police Chief Stanley Hansen announce today they are investigating a robbery that occurred at an East Hanover jewelry store this week.

Suspect Sought in East Hanover Jewelry Store Robbery

On Monday, Aug, 24, a robbery occurred at the Venicia Diamond Jewelry store located at 460 Ridgedale Ave in East Hanover.

The suspect entered the store between 11:45 a.m. and 12:19 p.m., and removed various items from the store. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years old, about 5-feet, 11-inches tall, with a medium build.

The suspect had short, dark brown or black hair; a mustache and a goatee. At the time of the incident, the suspect was wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, a baseball cap and dark sunglasses.

Law enforcement authorities have developed a sketch of the suspect. 

Anyone with information about this incident, including the identity of the suspect, is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-285-6200, the East Hanover Police Department at 973-887-0432 or CrimeStoppers at 973-COP-CALL (973-267-2255,

Any inquiries can be directed to Deputy Chief Denise H. Arseneault at 973-285-6262 or [email protected]