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Gold Coast store hit with sledgehammer, thieves unsuccessful

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

Another Gold Coast store has been hit by robbers - only this time, they were not so successful.

Ikram Fashion on was hit by crooks on Huron and State, in addition to the recently burgled Jimmy Choo store on the Gold Coast.

SEE: Thieves hit the Gold Coast Jimmy Choo, grab `large amount` of merchandise

Police said thieves used a sledgehammer to try to break into the high-end store, but this time the glass was too thick, and they could not break in.

Sources told FOX 32 News police are looking at surveillance tapes. The suspects are believed to be four teens that have been targeting high end stores on the North Side.

This is the latest incident in a crime spike that has hit the tourist-heavy, ritzy areas like the GOld Coast and the Magnificent Mile.

SEE: High profile crimes may scare some shoppers from Gold Coast boutiques

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