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The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a watch repairman who allegedly pawned his customers’ jewelry after shutting down his business.

Roger Overbey ran Overbey & Son Watch & Jewelry Repair at the Big Apple Shopping Bazaar in the 5200 block of West Atlantic Avenue until closing the business in December 2016.

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Overbey, 63, allegedly took all of his customers’ jewelry, watches and other items and began pawning them around Palm Beach County, PBSO said.

PBSO began an investigation after receiving complaints from Overbey’s previous clients. Detectives found that more than 40 items were pawned in five different locations, beginning in August 2016.

PBSO Detective John Wikse would like to speak to anyone who has had business dealings with Overbey. Wikse can be reached at 561-688-4774. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS (8477).

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