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Gardai Hunt Alleged Global Jewel Thieves

He may be named after Superman but cops are determined to bring a suspected European jewel thief back down to earth




Sleight of hand’ thieves stole rings worth €135k

One of Europe’s top sleight-of-hand thieves is believed responsible for the theft of two diamond rings valued at 135,000 Euros from top Dublin store.



Men Jailed For Ayr Raid

Three armed robbers who were caught after carrying out a terrifying heist at a jewellers have been handed lengthy jail sentences.




Deacons robbers sentenced to 22 years

FIVE men have today been sentenced to a total of 22 years and 8 months for their parts in an armed robbery at a Marlborough jewellers last September.

Men entered Deacon & Sons jewellers shortly before 9:45am on Tuesday September 17 last year and began smashing display cabinets and grabbing jewellery before jumping into a waiting car and speeding away.

Marcus Delroy Cohen, 33, Paul Gallimore, 33, and Linton Daren Summerfield, 20 were arrested and later charged with robbery after the car they attempted to flee in crashed on the A419.



CCTV: Raider smashes display case before snatching £2,000 of jewellery

Police have issued CCTV of a man smashing a glass display and stealing gold chains from a Redditch store

Detectives are investigating a robbery at a Redditch store where Asian gold jewellery worth more than £2,000 was snatched.

A man walked into the store and used a sock-covered object to smash a glass display cabinet and grab five chains.

The robber was also involved in a struggle with staff who tried to pin him down before he escaped and fled from the town’s Cash Converters shop on Unicorn Hill after the smash and grab raid on Saturday lunchtime.

The offender is described as an Asian-mixed race male, around 5 ft 10 ins tall and of medium build with a goatee-style beard. He was wearing a black hooded top with a white cord and black jogging bottoms.



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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Warrenpoint family held hostage in ‘tiger kidnapping’

Three members of a family have been held hostage by a gang of robbers who later abandoned them in a field in a rural part of County Down…..

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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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