Construction workers stop suspected jewel thief - KMOV.com

Construction workers stop suspected jewel thief

St. Lous (KMOV) -- Police in Collinsville credit construction workers for stopping a suspected jewelry thief.

Prosecutors charged Michael Shavers with theft and assault.

Police say Shavers went into the Butterfield Jewelry Store and asked to try on a watch. According to authorities, he ran from the building when he received the watch, pushing an employee out of the way

Nearby construction workers saw what happened, and were able to hold him until police arrived.

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