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Southend: Jewellers Window Smashed
A would-be thief has smashed the window of a Southend jewellers with a hammer.
He left empty handed though after quick thinking staff lowered the shutters.
At around 4.25pm on February 20 a man wearing a dark coloured hooded jacket, jeans, white trainers with his face covered, targetted the front window of Andrews Jewellers on Southchurch Road.
Dc Sam Boyd who is investigating said: "I would like to appeal for information and for witnesses, in particular the driver of a red car seen outside the store at the time of the incident who may have seen the person responsible."
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dc Boyd at Southend police station on 101 or give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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