Boyds targeted in overnight smash-and-grab: Police

The front windows of Boyds were shattered Tuesday morning after a smash-and-grab heist targeted the high-end men’s store in City Center, police said.

Burglars made off with more than $45,000 worth of merchandise, including hats, jackets and other menswear in a heist that happened around 4:45 a.m., investigators said.

Authorities released surveillance footage Wednesday morning, which shows several suspects driving upto the store on Chestnut Street in two vehicles. A red Toyota Rav4 was used to smash the building’s front window, and thieves then entered the store and grabbed merchandise. They then sped off in a silver Mercedes Benz.

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When police responded to the scene, they found a mannequin and other items laying in broken glass on the sidewalk, as well as a piece of the car’s bumper in front of the store, reported.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Central Detectives at 215-686-3093/3094. Tips can be submitted by phone at 215-686-8477 (TIPS) or via text to 773847 (PPD TIP). Tips can also be submitted anonymously by an electronic form at