Police are investigating a theft at a Coffs Harbour jewellers this morning.
Police are investigating a theft at a Coffs Harbour jewellers this morning. Frank Redward

Thief flees with jewellery

POLICE are this morning hunting an opportunistic thief, who committed a theft at a jewellers inside Park Beach Plaza.

The brazen thief scooped up a number of items of jewellery from a display cabinet around 9.30am before fleeing on foot, police were told. 

The man was described as being in his mid 20s, about 170cm tall, and he wore a hooded jumper, a grey t-shirt, green khaki shorts and Asics branded runners.

The offender was last seen running towards the San Francisco Ave entrance.

Police have set up a crime scene at the location and are canvassing nearby streets in the hope of finding the person of interest.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.



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