12-year-old HK girl makes away with $6 million diamond necklace

Police in Hong Kong are on the lookout for a 12-year-old girl who is believed to have stolen a 117-carat diamond necklace worth US$4.6 million (S$6 million).

According to Coconuts Hong Kong via Apple Daily, the heist took place at Emperor Watch and Jewellery store in Tsim Sha Tsui's 1881 Heritage mall.

The teenager made off with the valuable necklace as two accomplices, a man and two women, were distracting the shop's staff.

The adults were believd to be from mainland China.

The most unbelievable part of the heist was how the girl actually stole the diamonds.

As the shopkeepers were distracted by the adults, the girl allegedly managed to get behind the shop's desk to take the keys of the glass case that contained the necklace.

The glass case was located at the entrance, which raises even more questions about how the girl managed to steal the necklace without being noticed.

After taking the necklace out of the case, the girl then slipped it into the pocket of her hoodie and left the scene in a taxi.

Her accomplices however stayed in the shop a little longer, possibly to make their act more convincing.

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