The incident occurred on Tuesday 26 April 2011 around 9.30am on Dial Street in Ipswich. A man entered Berridges Jewellers, with what is believed to be a handgun, and stole a quantity of jewellery.
No-one was hurt in the incident but shop owner, Chris Hardman, says “it was very frightening for all staff”.
The offender is described as a white man, believed Eastern European, in his mid 20s. He was of a slim build with a gaunt face and was between 5ft 8ins and 5ft 10ins tall. He was wearing a dark coloured wig, dark coloured sunglasses, blue jeans, and a dark coloured hooded top with the hood up and a peaked cap underneath.
It is believed that the offender was loitering in the area of Berridges before the incident.
A CCTV image can be found on the charity’s Most Wanted website and video footage has also been released which can be viewed on the Suffolk page of the In Your Area section on the Crimestoppers website.