Security stumped as thieves steal $2 million worth of jewelry from Midtown hotel

Posted at 6:36 PM, Feb 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-17 18:36:49-05

MIDTOWN, MANHATTAN (PIX11)– Two million dollars’ worth of jewelry was stolen from a Four Seasons hotel in Midtown early Saturday morning.

According to the New York Post, two men used sledgehammers to smash open a display case, then took off in a get-away car.

The display case was located just a few feet from the front desk.

The thieves snatched watches, cuff links and necklaces belonging to Jacob and Company Jewelers.