High-end watches stolen in switcheroo

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Have you seen this man? QPS Media

A SNEAKY thief with fast fingers has made off with two high-end watches in Brisbane.

The were two incidents where the police allege a man, who has been caught on CCTV, stole watches.

Once on January 28 in 2015 between 2:30 and 2:52pm a men's Tag Heuer wrist watch valued at over $5,000 was stolen from a jewellery store in Indooroopilly Shopping Centre.

Then on January 27, 2016 around 12pm a men's Rolex wrist watch valued at more than $15,000 was stolen from a jewellery store on Queen Street in Brisbane's CBD.

Police say during both incidents the genuine watch was replaced with a replica while being tried on.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

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