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Moped gang in smash-and-grab raid at Knightsbridge Rolex store

  • 27 August 2014
  • From the section London
Crime scene investigators outside the Rolex store, Knightsbridge
Image caption The raid happened at about 10:30 BST

The Rolex store in Knightsbridge has been targeted by a gang riding mopeds in a smash-and-grab raid.

Four mopeds carrying seven people armed with axes and sledgehammers tried to smash the front window of the shop at about 10:30 BST, police said.

When the masked gang could not gain entry they forced the door open with a motorbike and stole a number of watches.

No arrests have been made and officers are appealing for witnesses.

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