2 men arrested in connection with $300,000 jewelry heist at Conestoga Mall in Waterloo

Waterloo Regional Police say two men have been arrested in connection with a robbery at Conestoga Mall in Waterloo on Tuesday evening.

They say three men, who were carrying weapons including an axe and a crowbar, entered a jewelry store and proceeded to smash several display cases, before making off with $300,000 worth of jewelry.

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Police say one man was arrested at the mall while a second was nabbed a short distance away.

They also said the stolen goods were recovered.

An 18-year-old Toronto man is facing charges of robbery with a weapon and possession of a weapon while a 20-year-old man from York has been charged with robbery with a weapon.

“We are continuing to investigate and looking for third suspect,” police spokesperson Cherri Greeno told Global News in an email.

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She says they are continuing to investigate the incident.

“We are looking to speak to anyone with information or video.”

Anyone with information is being asked to call 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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