CCTV of robberies

The court heard that in several of the attacks one of the gang gained entry to the targeted shops purporting to be a customer. He then held the door open for his hammer and axe wielding accomplices who proceeded to smash the display cabinets and fill their bags with jewellery.

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Robbery gang get 82 years

A violent gang who robbed a number of jewellery shops across London, burying their ill-gotten gains in the hope police would not trace the items, have been jailed for 82 years today.