GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Police in Gwinnett are trying to find a man who allegedly stole $14,000 worth of jewelry while a store employee was busy with customers.

The crime happened on Dec. 29, 2018 at SR Jewelers in the 2100 block of Leasant Hill Road near Duluth.  Police said the employee was helping three other people and her view of one side of the store was blocked.

That's when a man was captured on surveillance camera making his move - taking 15 pieces of jewelry.

The suspect was described as a black man who appeared to be in his 30s or 40s. He was about 5 feet 8 inches tall and possibly between 160 and 180 pounds.  At the time of the heist, he was wearing a gray beanie with a white design on it, sunglasses, a black and gray jacket, a pink polo shirt, blue jeans and white shoes.

Anyone with information on the jewelry thief is asked to call the Gwinnett County Police Department at 770-513-5300. Tipsters can also provide an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers Atlanta for a possible cash reward by calling 404-577-8477 (TIPS).