Man held over £20k jewels raid on Michael Whitcombe Jewellers in Sevenoaks
A man has been arrested after a £20,000 armed raid
on a jewellers' in Sevenoaks.
Police were called to Michael Whitcombe Jewellers, in the
High Street, in the middle of a robbery yesterday.
The raider fled the store, but was detained by a member of the
Officers recovered an imitation firearm and jewellery estimated
to be worth around £20,000.
A 34-year-old man, from Sevenoaks, has now been arrested on
suspicion of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm.
DCI David Coleman, from Kent Police, said: "We are now in
the process of gathering further evidence and I would like to thank
the public for their assistance. I would also encourage anyone who
witnessed the incident to come forward to help us with our
Anyone with any information to the robbery, shortly before 5pm,
is asked to phone Kent Police on 101, quoting crime
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