Woman uses children for jewelry heist

Published 09/12 2013 04:40PM

Updated 09/12 2013 06:32PM

GRANITE CITY -- A woman used two children to steal more than $100,000 worth of jewelry. Geneshia Grey went into the Granite City Jewelry Store with 6- and 8-year old children.

Owners say Grey distracted them while the children went behind the counters with bags and took nearly 70 boxes of jewelry. The owners say it makes them sick the suspect used kids to do her dirty work.

At this point, police have recovered $10,000 worth of merchandise. The owners are tightening security. In the meantime, police are looking for Grey, who's on the run.

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