Last month thousands of dollars worth of loose diamonds were stolen from a Cedar Rapids jewelry store. Police have now released images of the suspect.

On October 15 around 11:15 a.m., police were called to Jared The Galleria of Jewelry at 159 Collins Rd. NE near Lindale Mall in regards to a theft. According to the CRPD, the suspect "allegedly reached over the counter and stole several thousand dollars' worth of loose diamonds that were in a box."

Police have just released pictures of the suspect described as "a black man wearing tan pants, work boots and a denim jacket with a fur collar, who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and 175 pounds," according to KCRG. Surveillance photos can be seen in the CRPD post below along with the circumstances surrounding the theft. 

No further information has been released at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Cedar Rapids police at (319) 286-5491 or Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME