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Police: Man fakes handicap, steals watch from Stamford jewelry store

Police say the suspect pretended to be handicapped

Police say the suspect pretended to be handicapped before running out of the store with a $27,000 watch. (August 4, 2014 6:48 PM)

A man faked a handicap to steal a pricey watch from a jewelry store at the Stamford Town Center Saturday afternoon, according to police.

Police say the suspect came into the Sidney Thomas Jewelry Store in a wheelchair and looked at Rolex watches in a display case. He then allegedly grabbed one and jumped out of the wheelchair, attacking a store employee and security guard with pepper spray...

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