Trio arrested after £22k jewellery stolen in Tunbridge Wells raid
Three people have been arrested after jewellery
worth more than £22,000 was stolen in Tunbridge Wells
The haul of expensive rings was taken in a raid on L Reich and
Sons jeweller's in Monson Road at about 2.30pm.
An off-duty police officer spotted the suspects leaving in
a car and took down the registration plate.
Around 30 minutes later, a car was stopped on the M25 near
junction four and three men - aged 30, 37 and 52 - were
arrested on suspicion of theft.
The 52-year-old man was released on bail
until Wednesday, March 20. The other two men were released on
bail until Monday, January 28.
DC Nicola Hilton, from Kent Police, said: "This was an extremely
swift response and within 40 minutes of the offence taking place we
had three suspects in custody, who have been released on bail
whilst we investigate further.
"I would still be keen to speak to anyone who saw the theft take
place, or who has any information, to contact us."
Anyone with information is asked to phone DC Hilton
on 101, quoting crime reference YY/1320/13, or Kent
Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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