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£60,000 of jewels stolen in Folkestone raid

Contributed by editor on Nov 19, 2004 - 10:26 AM

£60,000 OF JEWELS STOLEN IN FOLKESTONE RAID

Diamond thieves escaped with jewels worth £60,000 from a Folkestone jewellers last week.

Three men, thought to be in their early 20s took less than a minute to raid the window display of Simmonds in Sandgate Road in Folkestone in the early afternoon of 12 November.

Two of the men jumped over the counter and ransacked the front window display stealing a quantity of jewellery.

The robbers ran out of the shop and escaped in a Volvo car.