SOUTHAMPTON - ? Police are asking for the public's help in finding a suspected thief who ripped off a Suffolk County jewelry store.

Police say the suspect distracted an employee at Rose Jewelers in Southhampton and swiped a pin made of rubies, diamonds and sapphires back on Oct. 11.According to officials, the pin is worth nearly $35,000.Police are asking anyone with information to call Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220 TIPS.