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Commercial Burglary  –  On Monday, July 22, 2013, at 1:30 a.m., an unknown subject smashed a glass window along the entrance of the Kohl’s Department Store on Route 9 in Forked River and made entry to commit a theft of jewelry. The subject was wearing dark clothing, a dark ski mask, and was carrying a back pack.The unknown subject was within the closed store for less than one minute, but was able to gain entry to a jewelry case by smashing the glass. A yet to be determined quantity of lower-valued, gold-plated, Sterling silver is known to be stolen at this point. A K-9 search of the area yielded no results. The matter is currently under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lacey Township Detective Bureau at 609.693.6636 or forward anonymous information through the police department website’s “Crime Tip” function at