JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating the person or persons responsible for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from an area jewelry store nearly two weeks ago.

The burglary occurred at Mississippi Mud Gallery and Giftsin Imperial on the evening of December 20. Employees at the store noticed a rear window had been opened but not broken.

Some of the jewelry was handcrafted and of the Pandora brand, according to employees.

Anyone with information on the burglary is asked to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department at 636-262-3965.