Jeweller's raided by thieves

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A RAIDER smashed his way through the counter at a jeweller's before fleeing with a haul of gems worth thousands.

The raid happened at 9am on Thursday when the man walked into Bellefontaine Jewellers on Billericay High Street.

He smashed the counter before grabbing the jewels and fleeing.

The crook had an accomplice who acted as a lookout outside the store while the raid took place.

The raider is white, of medium build and wore dark clothing, with a scarf over his face and a white Nike beanie hat.

His accomplice was a white man, aged in his 50s, with short hair, a thin face, pitted facial skin and was around 5ft 8ins tall.

Witnesses can contact police at Basildon on 101.

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7:58pm Thu 22 Nov 12

Test Tickle says...

Obviously carried out by a couple of 'Diamond' geezers
Obviously carried out by a couple of 'Diamond' geezers Test Tickle
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9:19pm Thu 22 Nov 12

EthanEdwards says...

Sorry to hear about that and I hope the staff are OK. That shop is a gem!
Sorry to hear about that and I hope the staff are OK. That shop is a gem! EthanEdwards
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10:05pm Thu 22 Nov 12

boom says...

"Jeweller's raided by thieves" what a surprise there. Who else raids Jewellers ?
"Jeweller's raided by thieves" what a surprise there. Who else raids Jewellers ? boom
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10:46am Fri 23 Nov 12

Eric Whim says...

Test Tickle wrote:
Obviously carried out by a couple of 'Diamond' geezers
maybe it was the two female jewellery bandits Pearl and Ruby
[quote][p][bold]Test Tickle[/bold] wrote: Obviously carried out by a couple of 'Diamond' geezers[/p][/quote]maybe it was the two female jewellery bandits Pearl and Ruby Eric Whim
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