Ernest Jones hammer robbery in Exeter injures employee
A person has been injured during an armed robbery at a jewellery shop in Exeter.
Three men smashed in the door of Ernest Jones and threatened staff with a hammer at about 09:00 GMT, Devon and Cornwall Police said.
A number of expensive Rolex watches were stolen from the shop on Exeter's High Street.
Police added that a member of staff was injured by glass during the robbery but his condition was unknown.
After the robbery, the thieves got into a black Jaguar car and fled.
The car was later found abandoned in a supermarket car park in Alphington.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.