Two arrested over Guernsey pickaxe jewellery shop raid
- 21 April 2014
- From the section Guernsey
Two people have been arrested in connection with a pickaxe raid on a jewellers in Guernsey.
Owners of N St J Paint and Sons estimated that more than £300,000 worth of jewellery was stolen from their shop in the Pollet, at about 04:30 BST on Good Friday.
Police said the pickaxe was used to smash a window.
Crimestoppers is offering up to £1,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction.
The Paint family is also offering a reward for information that results in the recovery of the jewellery taken.
Detectives want to trace a person who was walking towards Lloyds Bank at about 04:30 BST on Friday, and anyone who has information about the pickaxe used in the raid.
A police spokesman said: "High-value thefts of this nature are rare in Guernsey."