Man with mace & hammer robs Briarwood Mall jewerly store

Ann Arbor, Michigan (WXYZ) - At Ann Arbor's Briarwood Mall, it was a crime unlike any seen before.   Police say a man walked into the Kay Jewelers Store, sprayed employees with mace, used a sledge hammer to break into the counters, and then took off with jewelry.

The incident happened at 10:30 Friday morning as people shopped.  The robber had to escape through the mall, as Kay Jewelers isn't near an outside door.  

Witnesses saw the man take off in a silver Chevrolet Impala with another man.  

The boldness of the crime has police concerned.  They put together a computer generated picture of the suspect and released it on Monday.  They are hoping it results in leads.

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