Burglars Steal Jewelry, Purses From Nordstrom Store in Arcadia

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An investigation is underway after three people burglarized a Nordstroms department store in Arcadia, police said.

Officers responded to the Westfield Santa Anita Mall at 400 South Baldwin Ave. (map) about 4:11 a.m. Tuesday, after receiving a report of an audible burglary alarm, according to a statement issued by the Arcadia Police Department.


Surveillance video showed burglars inside a Nordstom department store in Arcadia, authorities said. (Credit: Nordstrom/via Arcadia Police Department)

The officers discovered a smashed-out window on the store’s lower level, as well as smashed jewelry cases, the statement said. An unknown amount of jewelry and designer women’s purses had been stolen.

No burglars were found inside the store.

Surveillance video “shows three suspects wearing dark clothing entering the store,” the statement said. “The suspects exited an emergency exit that activated the alarm.”

Nordstrom officials estimated the loss to be $100,000-$200,000 in jewelry and $20,000-$30,000 in purses.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Arcadia Police Department at 626-574-5150. Those who wish to remain anonymous can submit crime tips via text, phone or web to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 and tipsubmit.com.