Security First! Alert - Mankato, MN


June 2017

On June 1st at 10:00 p.m. Exclusively Diamonds in Mankato, Minnesota had two men get up on the roof of the store and cut two holes through the metal roof and drop ceiling. It took them approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. They did not enter the building. Nothing inside the store was taken or disturbed. The police have video footage and are investigating the incident. The motion detectors were not tripped to sound the alarm and the video footage does not show the men entering through the holes on the roof. Exclusively Diamonds reopened the store June 2nd at 1:00 p.m.

Review these situations with your staff and make sure you are prepared for any type of robbery, theft, smash-n-grab or any security breach in your store. IMMEDIATELY notify the Midwest Jewelers Association if any of these should occur.

SECURITY ALERTS are a Midwest Jewelers Association Member Benefit. We are committed to protecting our members, If you have any security alerts to report please email them to MJA at and we will get them out to our MJA members.