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Two arrested following attempted robbery at Taunton jewellery store

TWO men have been arrested following an attempted robbery at a jewellery shop in central Taunton on Saturday afternoon.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson confirmed that a 49 year-old man from Luton in Bedfordshire, and a 52 year-old man from Oxfordshire, were currently being questioned in custody.

Police were alerted to an incident at the Showerings jewellery shop in St James St, Taunton at 2.15pm on Saturday March 1, in which a 72 year-old man was injured.



Detectives investigate H Samuel jewellery raid

Police officers are investigating after a burglary was reported at a jewellery shop in Folkestone on Wednesday morning (5 March).

The break-in at H. Samuel Ltd in Sandgate Road was reported at 5am and it appears that thieves got into the building at the rear of the premises and stole jewellery.

The amount taken is not yet known. CCTV is currently being viewed as a forensic team looks for clues.


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Dubai gold traders unhappy over India tightening customs rules

Dubai’s gold traders are reportedly unhappy with India’s new customs rules that requires passengers flying into India to declare any gold jewellery exceeding Rs10,000 (Dh592)…..


Action News Exclusive: FBI takes down jewelry theft ring

PHILADELPHIA – February 20, 2014 (WPVI) — Government authorities describe how they dismantled a theft ring in an Action News exclusive.

Eight suspects are in custody and Action News has the inside story on the federal indictments detailing the crimes…….

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