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Thousands of dollars worth of jewelry stolen in Cambria

CAMBRIA – A couple found jewelry and video games were stolen from their house in the 4300 block of Lower Mountain Road sometime between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday.

A 41-year old woman told Niagara County sheriff’s deputies that their dog is usually in the garage, but she found the dog outside when she arrived home.

Inside, a gun safe was damaged in an attempt to pry the door open, but was not breached. However three Playstation 3 games in original packaging valued at $60 each were stolen as well as a box of jewelry, which was valued at $5,000 or more.

Meanwhile, a man told deputies that he received a telephone call from First Niagara in Amherst at 1 p.m. Monday, telling him that someone had tried to remove money from his bank account using an old driver’s license. He said someone at has workplace had seen a man walking away from his truck and he was unsure whether the license was taken from his truck or from his home.

The couple told deputies that a family member may be a suspect in the case.