If we knew getting free Rolexes was this easy, we might have never entered this here lucrative field of journalism.

And props to this little guy for breaking through a champion's tackle by a store security guard during his heist at the Westfield Century City Mall. Impressive.

Here's what cops say happened:

On May 10, shortly before 4:50 p.m., the dude ran off with two Rolex watches after asking to check them out at an unnamed store, according to the LAPD.

Seeing the green furnishings and noting the brand of watch we'd have to take a wild guess and say it might have been the Rolex boutique on level 1.

Officers said he grabbed one watch from a presentation tray and snatched another from the salesman's hand and darted for the door.

The thing is, there's a huge security guard standing next the exit and, sure enough, he tackled the suspect.

But our feisty criminal broke free and fled with — get this — $64,900 worth of superlative Swiss timepieces, according to the LAPD.

The security guard had to be treated at the scene by paramedics for minor injuries sustained during the scrap, police said.

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Of course, investigators want to talk to the suspect. The LAPD described him as being in his mid-20s, standing about 5 feet, 5 inches, and appearing to be a lightweight at about 135 or so pounds.

If you think you know who it is or you spot any beautiful, new, not-fake Rolexes on Craigslist going for a really good price, call detectives at 310-444-1520.

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