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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