Sledgehammer gang launches broad daylight smash-and-grab raid on John Bell jewellers King Street Southport

Masked raiders carried out a smash-and-grab in broad daylight in one of Southport’s busiest shopping street making off with thousands of pounds worth items.

Horrified shoppers watched as four men on two motorbikes used sledgehammers to shatter the window of John Bell jewellers on King Street at around 4:00pm this afternoon (Tuesday 12th February 2013) before grabbing handfuls of jewellery.

They made their escape down King Street towards Market Street befor dissapearing.

Anyone with information are asked to call Merseyside Police or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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