King's Lynn: Armed Robbery Update

1 February 2012, 14:34 | Updated: 1 February 2012, 14:38

Officers from King's Lynn CID are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding an armed robbery which took place yesterday morning (Tuesday 31 January) at a jewellers shop in King's Lynn.

Currently a number of enquiries in relation to witnesses of the raid at Francis Wain Jewellers on Norfolk Street at about 9.50am are being carried out.  Officers are also speaking to local residents and undertaking forensic and CCTV investigations.

Detectives are still keen to speak to anyone who saw the offenders in the Pilot Street/North Street area of the town or either of the offending vehicles prior or after the incident.

The offenders are described as both white with the first man being 6ft tall, of slim build and wearing a grey two piece tracksuit and hood with a white scarf covering his face.  The second man is described as between 5ft 8ins and 5ft 10ins tall and of average build.  At the time of the incident he was wearing a black long sleeved hooded top, with a grey short sleeved T-shirt over it and black trainers with white soles. This man was also carrying a small JD sports bag.

Detective Inspector Stuart Chapman from King's Lynn CID said: "Our enquiries continue and we'd still like to hear from anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area prior to the incident and also immediately after. We are particularly interested in a silver coloured BMW that was seen in convoy with the silver Mercedes people carrier around the area of the town centre prior to and after the incident."

Anyone who witnessed the robbery or saw any suspicious activity prior to the incident should contact King's Lynn CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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