El Cajon Police cruiser
An El Cajon Police cruiser. Photo by Chris Stone

A trio of thieves smashed into an El Cajon jewelry store early Tuesday morning and stole an estimated $50,000 in jewelry.

The break-in at Diamond Creations, 751 Jamacha Road, was reported shortly after 12:45 a.m., according to El Cajon Police.

Surveillance video showed three men using crowbars to smash the main window at the business, then several display cases before leaving with an estimated $50,000 in jewelry, 10News reported.

Responding officers also found a trail of jewelry in the parking lot, according to the news station.

Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call El Cajon Police at 619-579-3311 or San Diego County Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.