A jeweller has been smashed in the face with a sledgehammer by robbers who raided his tiny high street shop. The masked gang stole around £10,000 worth of stock in just a few seconds.
The raid was captured on CCTV, which police are now studying to try to catch the four men, before they can strike again.
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