Fashion Valley Mall Commercial Burglary Update

Up to a $1,000 Reward Offered 

San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate multiple suspects wanted for burglarizing the Hermes De Paris store at the Fashion Valley Mall. 

On January 21, 2018, at 4:18 a.m., three vehicles arrived at the north entrance of the Fashion Valley Mall, located at 7007 Friars Road, in San Diego.  A total of ten suspects got out of the vehicles and then forced entry into the Hermes De Paris store by using a pry bar to open the front door.  

The suspects were inside the store for approximately two minutes and stole various items including purses, jewelry, and clothing.  The total loss is estimated at over
$500,000.  These suspects may be related to a statewide series were high-end department stores are being burglarized.    

Description of Suspects: 

All of the suspects were wearing hooded sweatshirts and gloves.  

Suspects’ Vehicles: 

The suspects used three vehicles and each one had paper plates.  The vehicles are described as a white Chevy Suburban, and two blue colored sedans (possibly imports).  


Investigators conducting follow-ups have recently recovered surveillance photos of the suspects believed to be responsible for this crime.

Anyone with information on this case should call San Diego Police Department’s Western Division at (619) 692-4800 or the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.  Visit the Crime Stoppers website at for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips. 

  • Media inquiries about this case can be directed to Lt. Dan Smyth at (619) 692-4860 or email at
  •  Media inquiries about Crime Stoppers can be directed to Officer Mark Herring at (619) 531-1500 or email at or Deputy Adriana Uribe at (619) 531-1547 or email at