Indian jewelry store in New Jersey robbed by armed mob

The area where the robbery took place is popularly known as "Little India" owing to the strong presence of Indian American businesses and shops.

Indian jewelry store in New Jersey robbed by armed mob
Screengrab of the video captured by the CCTV placed in the shop. Source - Facebook

A video that shows a group of armed men breaking in and looting an Indian Jewelry store in Woodbridge, New Jersey in broad daylight has been doing the rounds on the internet, with some viewers describing the incident as “smash and grab” and “movie-style robbery”.

In the video captured by the CCTV at Virani Jewelers, a gold and diamond shop at Oak Tree road, a group of masked men can be seen storming into the shop with hammers and guns. They threaten the shop owners with their guns, smash open the glass display to take away the pieces of jewelry and escape within minutes.