Upper East Side Jewelry Store With Celebrity Clientele Robbed

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CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are on the hunt for a robbery suspect who targeted an Upper East Side jewelry store that has catered to celebrities, including Beyonce.

Police said a 53-year-old female employee buzzed the suspect in to the Margo Manhattan jewelry store, located near 87th Street and Madison Avenue, around 2 p.m. Friday.

Beyonce and Joust Chain with the Fiori Pendant (Credit:  Alexa Ray) Beyonce and Joust Chain with the Fiori Pendant (Credit: Alexa Ray)

The robber had posed as a customer, having the employee show the jewelry before the suspect grabbed her and tied her up in the back, CBS 2 reported.

Police said the suspect tried to open a display case with a key but had no luck. The robber then stole an undetermined amount of jewelry from the back and fled the scene.

Among the stolen items was a pendant that Beyonce had worn personally in a music video, CBS 2 has learned.

Joust Chain and Fiori Pendant -- Necklace worn by Beyonce  (Credit: Lawlor Media Group/CBS 2) Joust Chain and Fiori Pendant —…

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