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Men charged with shop robbery

Deacon & Sons was raided on Tuesday morning. Credit: ITV Meridian

Three men are due before Chippenham magistrates, charged in connection with a raid on a jeweller's shop in Marlborough in Wiltshire.

It happened at Deacon & Sons in the High Street on Tuesday morning. Men smashed display cabinets and grabbed jewellery.

20-year-old Lynton Summerfield and Marcus Cohen and Paul Gallimore, both 33, who are all from the Coventry area have been charged with robbery.


Car crashed and set alight after Wiltshire raid


Deacon & Sons was on Marlborough High St was raided just before 9.45am. Men were seen running into a waiting car...


...A car crashed and was set alight. Police chased a second car - which collided with a Royal Mail lorry on the A419 in Swindon


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Robbers on run after break in at Wiltshire jewellers

Three men are in custody and a major search is underway after a raid at a jewellers in Marlborough in Wiltshire.

Police were called to the High Street this morning after five men smashed display cabinets and grabbed items of jewellery from Deacon & Sons. They made off in a car which crashed and was set alight near John Coles Close.

Another car made off from police in Swindon before crashing near the Great Western Hospital. Officers are searching the area for the occupants. Police cannot confirm if the two incidents are linked.

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