UPDATE: Thieves Make Off With Nearly $74,000 in Merchandise from Downtown Rochester Store

Updated: 08/07/2014 1:15 PM
Created: 08/07/2014 10:24 AM

(ABC 6 News) - A store owner, in downtown Rochester, says thieves made off with nearly $74,000 worth of merchandise over the weekend. 

Rochester Police say the thieves targeted the Eye-Q Intelligent Eyewear Store, at 20 2nd Avenue SW.

ABC 6 News spoke with the owner of the store, Tammie Hudnall, this afternoon. Hudnall says the robbery took place sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning and that only 44 frames were taken.

“The pieces that were stolen were done so mindfully. They knew exactly what they were doing," says Hudnall. "They only took the high-end handmade limited edition numbered pieces. They didn’t take the moderate luxury product, they only took the most exclusive product. All of which is one of a kind.”

Police say say there are no signs of forced entry, but this is not the first time the store has been broken into.