Masked suspects steal $500,000 worth of merchandise in Lee

LEE, Mass. – Police are asking for information connected to a theft that took place at a Michael Kors store on Saturday morning.

According to authorities, three men robbed the store and stole about $500,000 worth of leather items and watches.

Lee Police Chief Ronald Glidden says officers were notified of the incident at 8:30 a.m. by a store manager.

Police determined that the suspects disabled the store's alarm system and broke the lock off the front door.

A preliminary investigation revealed the theft took place between 4:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. on Saturday.

The suspects were wearing gloves and ski masks at the time of the robbery. This description is related to similar reports of robberies in Maine, Connecticut, New York, and Maryland.

Lee Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at (413)-243-5530.

 

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