CCTV footage released by Cambridgeshire Constabulary shows a number of masked thieves stealing more than £100,000 worth of jewellery from a jewellers.

The men broke into Italian Jewellery in Ely, a cathedral city 14 miles north of Cambridge, and fled with a haul of rings and watches, according to investigating police.

The incident was called into police at 2:50am on the morning of 13 November.


Police put out the footage, below, in the hope that a member of the public will be able to supply any information helpful in catching the culprits.

Detective sergeant, Ashley Ryan, who is investigating, commented: “This was a smash-and-grab which saw a staggering amount of jewellery stolen in a matter of minutes.

“I’m urging anybody who has any information about the incident, or who recognises the men, to get in touch as a matter of urgency.”

In the video at least four masked men can be seen to enter the jewellers by force, before they smash display cabinets and bag as much jewellery as they can. A fog or smoke security system is then set off.

Watch the CCTV footage of the robbery below: