Police: Thieves steal more than $150,000 in jewelry from Tualatin store

TUALATIN, Ore. -- More than $150,000 in jewelry was stolen early Monday from a Tualatin jewelry store, police said.

Tualatin police officers were called to a burglary alarm at Jared Jewelers, 7162 S.W. Hazel Fern Road. Officers discovered the burglar entered the story through an external service area.

A police tracking dog helped search for the suspect but came up empty.

Investigators said they believe the burglary may have been connected to a similar incident at a Hillsboro Macy's store later in the day.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police tip line at 503-691-0285.