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Two arrested after armed robbery at jewellers in Eastbourne

Two people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a jewellers in Eastbourne.

Robbers entered Brufords Jewellers in The Beacon Shopping Centre on Sunday morning (26th) and stole 15 Rolex watches with an estimated value of between £100,000 and £150,000.

Police say four men, all wearing masks and one was reported to be carrying a small handheld pick axe or hammer, entered the shop at around 10am.

A silver Range Rover Evoque was found abandoned in Orchard Grange.

Armed police officers were on the scene and following a police helicopter search, two people were arrested on the Cuckoo trial near Station Road on suspicion of robbery.

Officers are now searching for two outstanding suspects.

A silver Range Rover Evoque was found abandoned in Orchard Grange, and recovered as part of their investigation.

Detective Inspector Ben Newman said: "We would like to hear from anyone that has any information about the occupants of this vehicle or where the suspects may have gone when they fled the abandoned car.

"If you noticed anyone acting suspiciously in this area please report this information online or call 101 quoting reference 385 of 26/01."