Man Dies After Oxford Armed Robbery

1 April 2013, 09:09

Heart's found out a man believed to have raided a jewellery shop in Oxford has died.

It happened on Saturday morning at John Gowing Jewellers in the Covered Market - he was grabbed by members of the public and was rushed to hospital afterwards.

Police have named him as Clint Townsend, 33, from Headington.

They say they'll be carrying out a post mortem to find out how he died in the next few days.

Two men, aged 31 and 32, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and are being questioned by detectives.

Det Supt Chris Ward, leading the investigation, said: "This is very much still an active investigation and there are a number of people helping us with out enquiries.

"We have specially trained officers working with all those involved in this incident."

Anyone with information abou the robbery should call 101 or Crimestoppes anonymously on 0800 555 111.