Appeal following smash and grab at Locksbottom jewellers

PUBLISHED: 13:59 16 January 2015 | UPDATED: 13:59 16 January 2015


Detectives from the Flying Squad have launched an investigation.

Police are appealing for information after a smash and grab at a jewellers in Locksbottom at around 1.30pm on Tuesday (January 13).

Two men on a moped pulled up outside the jewellers in Crofton Road, Locksbottom, and smashed their way through the window.

They grabbed a number of items and officers are still working to establish exactly what was stolen.

The men fled the scene on the moped, which has since been found abandoned in Prudence Close in the grounds of the Princess Royal University Hospital, moments later.

No arrests have been made and enquires continue.

Det Const Andy Terry, of the Met’s Flying Squad, said: “We urgently require the support of the public with providing us with any information, no matter how small.

“I am keen for anyone who was in the vicinity of Crofton Road or the Princess Royal University Hospital at around 13:40 on Tuesday to come forward and assist us with our investigation.”

Anyone with any information can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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