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Appeal for information after robbery at jewellers

News   •   Oct 26, 2019 19:56 BST

Detectives are appealing for information following the robbery of a jewellers in Hammersmith and Fulham.

Police were called at 17:21hrs on Friday, 25 October to Uxbridge Road W12 after a car was driven into the shop front of a jewellery store.

A group of males then got out of the vehicle and used sledgehammers to smash into display cabinets and snatch jewellery items.

One man, aged 34, was arrested on suspicion of robbery after being detained by members of the public at the scene. He has subsequently been charged with robbery, dangerous driving, possession of offensive weapon, criminal damage and receiving stolen goods.

Efforts are ongoing to locate the other suspects who fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Met's Central West Robbery Squad are leading the investigation.

Enquires into the full circumstances continue.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC quoting CAD 5782/25 Oct.

In particular detectives are asking for anyone who may have obtained footage of the incident to contact them immediately.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org