Man remanded after attempted robbery on Jersey jeweller

A 20-year-old man has since been arrested by armed officers and is currently in police custody. Credit: ITV Channel TV

A man has been charged after being accused of attempting to rob a jeweller in St Helier.

20-year-old Sean Bernard Downey appeared in court accused of the crime which happened on Wednesday (21 July).

He's been remanded in custody until 6th September while police investigate further.

Armed officers were called to Stott and Willgrass Jewellers in York Street just after 9am on Wednesday 21 July.

They were responding reports that a man had tried to rob the shop whilst threatening a member of staff with a broken bottle.

An arrest was made shortly after. Nothing was taken during the incident and no-one was hurt.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Jersey Police on 01524 612612.