By DAVID OWENS, The Hartford Courant 4:53 p.m. EDT, August 5, 2013
CLINTON — Local police are investigating a burglary that cleaned out the Fossil store at Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets of watches.
The burglary was discovered at 9 a.m. Saturday when employees arrived to open the store.
Police said the burglars smashed the lock to the store and then stole about 1,000 watches valued at about $175,000. The suspects wore masks and gloves, according to video surveillance, police said.
Police said they determined that the burglars got into the store between 4 and 5:30 a.m. Saturday.
Among the brands of watches stolen, police said, were Michael Kors and Emporio Armani.
Anyone with information is asked to call Clinton police at 860-669-0451.