On Tuesday, Sept. 24, the Eye Gallery, located next to Belk's at The Forum was burglarized.
One of the glass front doors was broken and the Cartier/Dita case was broken into. Some 30 pairs of designer glasses valued at almost $23,000 were stolen from the store.
The store manager reported the incident who told police that on the Saturday before the burglary a black male who had visited the store and his only interest was looking at the Cartier/Dita case.
The manager told police that the man didn't want any help and that he "seemed off." He was described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, dark skinned, wearing dark jeans and a dark shirt and the bottom of shoes had neon green soles.
The manager told police that the mall security leaves at midnight.