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Eyewear Worth Thousands Stolen in Virginia Robbery

Police are investigating several similar crimes that have occurred in the region.

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Four robbers took thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from a MyEyeDr. store in Alexandria, VA.

The masked suspects broke display cases during the incident, which occurred during business hours, WUSA-TV reports. Scroll down to watch security footage of the crime.

The culprits “got away with more than $20,000 in merchandise and damage,” according to WUSA.

Police are investigating several similar crimes that have occurred in the region since December, with the thieves targeting high-end eyewear brands.

“They’re in there within a matter of minutes and then they’re just quickly flipping and selling them for whatever they can make on them,” 2nd Lt. Ian Yost of the Fairfax County Police Department told WUSA.

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