Exeter smash and grab prompts police appeal

PUBLISHED: 14:30 02 July 2008 | UPDATED: 09:12 10 June 2010

POLICE in Exeter are appealing for witnesses after a smash and grab at a jeweller's shop in the city.

POLICE in Exeter are appealing for witnesses after a smash and grab at a jeweller's shop in the city.

The incident took place at the shop on Sidwell Street around 1610 hours on Tuesday July 1.

A man smashed the window and grabbed a quantity of jewellery before making off on a bicycle.

The man is described as being aged either in his late 20s or early 30s, of stocky build, 6ft tall and with scruffy brown hair.

He was wearing a pink top, and round glasses.

The BMX-style bicycle was red and orange and had black handlebars.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police on 08452 777 444, or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111, quoting log number 721 of 010708.


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