NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – An Antioch market was robbed of over $330,000 in jewelry and cash early Tuesday morning.
According to police, two suspects cut a hole in the roof of King Market at 1801 Antioch Pike and climbed down a pipe into the back workshop, which is the only room without security cameras.
The suspects allegedly broke into a small safe before attempting to get into another by drilling through sheet rock and coming in from the side.
The store suffered around $7,000 in damage to its roof.
Over $300,000 was stolen in jewelry, including more than 100 ounces of gold, personal items and diamonds. Another $30,000 in cash was also taken.
“I was shocked, I guess. I can’t believe they do what they do. So, I just don’t know,” said owner Lay Sayasack.
Police told News 2 the intruders left behind their tools and some keys.
The owner also claims no one knows about the small safe but management.
The store is offering a $10,000 reward for information, separate from the $1,000 possible through submitting a tip to Nashville Crime Stoppers at 615-74-CRIME.