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Cornwall jeweller fleeced of stock worth £40k by man who jumped counter

Cornwall jeweller fleeced of stock worth £40k by man who jumped counter

Police have released images of a man they would like to speak to following a robbery at Little Jems jewellery shop in Penzance. A male offender entered the store just after 11am on Tuesday 14 August. He jumped over the counter and took jewellery, worth in the region of £40,000, from a window display. Staff

London Police solve just 2.6% of moped crimes

Only 2.6% of moped-related crimes are actually solved by police, a new report has revealed. Metropolitan Police released figures this week to show that only 643 moped-related crimes were solved, despite 24,294 being reported to the Force over the last 12 months to April. Most of the crimes were muggings rather than the large scale

Family of Leicester jeweller brutally murdered issue video appeal

Leicestershire Police is appealing for information that will assist in its investigation into the murder of a 74-year-old jeweller, as the victim’s family today paid their tributes and urged anybody who can help to come forward. Ramniklal Jogiya, who worked at Vama Collections, failed to return home after leaving his shop in Belgrave Road, Leicester,

Kim Kardashian jewellery has been re-cut and sold on, French media says

Kim Kardashian’s stolen jewellery has been melted down, re-cut and sold on the black market, according to media reports. France’s BFM TV channel was told by an enquiry source that the reality TV star is unlikely to get her jewellery back, including a £3.5 million diamond engagement ring. Jerome Guillochon, president of a French jewellers federation,

‘False jewellery salesmen’ in violent £50k London jewellery raid

Police have launched an appeal after £50,000 of jewellery was taken and a jewellery store manager was assaulted by two men offering items for sale. Detectives released CCTV images of the two men (pictures) they would like to speak to after the Barking jewellery retailer was targeted on 27 December. Officers established that two men

Police witness Kim Kardashian robber attempting to sell on stolen jewel

French detectives watched an attempt by a gang member allegedly connected to the robbery of £7.8 million worth of Kim Kardashian’s jewellery to sell a stolen piece onto a potential re-seller. According to reports by French media, thanks to DNA found on a diamond-studded pendant, mislaid by one of the alleged perpetrators, authorities were able

Man ‘swept’ £16k of gems into pocket while look-out distracted Suffolk jeweller’s staff

A Suffolk jeweller is ruing its misfortune after more than £16,000 worth of stock was taken by man and woman who came into the shop and distracted staff. The pair left with bangles, necklaces, rings and other valuable items after the raid at The Amber Shop, in Southwold’s Market Place last week. While the woman

Hewitt’s Crimewatch appeal gives police new leads

Police are investigating a theft at Hewitt’s jewellery store in Grimsby after £140,000 worth of jewellery was taken by two men who violently smashed into the store. The announcement of an investigation follows Humberside Police’s appeal on BBC Crimewatch earlier this month. CCTV footage was broadcast on the programme, showing two men breaking  into the