Smash and grab fails at Lichfield jeweller

Gang fail to gain access after smashing through shop window.

Staffordshire retail jeweller Salloways was the victim of an attempted robbery yesterday as a gang smashed through the window of the store.

At about 11.25am on Monday four men used a sledge hammer to smash through the window of the shop on Lichfield’s Bore Street but left empty handed after they failed to get inside the store.

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Police are now launching an investigation to find the gang. Staffordshire Police detective sergeant Peter Goodwin said: “Despite their intentions and the damage caused, the robbers did not get inside the store.”



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