VIDEO: Miami jewelry thieves swap fake for real diamond rings

MIAMI, Fla. - Police are searching for a pair of jewelry thieves who swapped a diamond ring for a phony one.  The act was caught on camera.

The footage is from November 16 at Buchwald Jewelers Inc. inside the Seybold Building at 36 Northeast 1st Street, according to NBC Miami.

The video shows two women as they walk into the store at 4:30 p.m. and ask to see rings inside a glass display case.  As the clerk uses a magnifying glass to inspect a piece of jewelry, one of the women switches out the diamond rings for phony ones. 

Miami Police are asking the public to look at the video of the alleged thieves and call if you recognize them.

"The woman in a white dress and pink sweater is described as being heavyset, about 5 feet 6 inches, and was wearing glasses. Her alleged accomplice is described as being about 5 feet 9 inches and also heavyset. She was wearing a blue dress, a black purse, and had on dark sunglasses," NBC Miami described.

Police ask anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS

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