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Five men are behind bars following an armed raid on a jewellery store in Wiltshire. Mel Bloor has our report.
Five men have today been sentenced to a total of 22 years and 8 months for their parts in an armed robbery at a Marlborough jewellers last September.
Men entered Deacon & Sons jewellers shortly before 9:45am on Tuesday September 17th last year and began smashing display cabinets and grabbing jewellery before jumping into a waiting car and speeding away.
Five men have been sentenced to a total of nearly 23 years for their parts in an armed robbery at a Marlborough jewellers last September.The men entered Deacon & Sons jewellers and began smashing display cabinets and grabbing jewellery before jumping into a waiting car and speeding away.
Marcus Delroy Cohen, 33, Paul Gallimore, 33, and Linton Daren Summerfield, 20 were arrested and later charged with robbery, after the car they attempted to flee in, crashed on the A419 near the Great Western Hospital.
The two remaining men, Leroy Green, 35 and Cristian Coulston, 20, were also arrested and later charged with robbery in October and November last year. The gang was from Coventry.
Five men are due to be sentenced after admitting raiding a jewellers in Wiltshire. The robbery took place at Deacon and Sons in Marlborough High Street last September. The men, who are all from Coventry, will appear at Swindon Crown Court this morning.
Three men have appeared in court charged with the robbery of a jewellery store in Wiltshire.
Deacon & Son Jewellers on Marlborough High Street was raided on Tuesday morning. A car used to flee the scene was later set alight.
A second vehicle then crashed close to the Great Western Hospital. The men charged are all from the Coventry area.
Police have charged three men arrested yesterday on suspicion of robbery at a jewellers in Wiltshire.
The raid happened at Deacon & Son Jewellers in Marlborough on Tuesday morning.
The men have been remanded in custody.
Police in Wiltshire are investigating the dramatic events surrounding a smash and grab raid on a jewellers. It happened this morning at a family business in Marlborough.
Three hooded men barricaded themselves inside the shop before making off in a car driven by a fourth man. Tonight three men are in custody.
Our Wiltshire reporter Robert Murphy reports
Police in Wiltshire are investigating the dramatic events surrounding a smash and grab raid on a jewellery shop. Masked men raided Deacon & Son Jewellers in Marlborough this morning. 3 men are in police custody.
Detective Chief Superintendent Nick John has asked for help from the public.
Police are continuing to investigate the robbery in Marlborough this morning. Five men raided Deacon's in the High Street. Three men are now in custody. More details will follow soon from a Police press conference in Swindon this afternoon.