Glasgow & West Scotland

Five men arrested over Argyll Arcade raid in Glasgow

Argyll Arcade raid Image copyright David McCourt
Image caption Onlookers were stunned as the the raid took place before lunchtime

Five men have been arrested following a robbery at the Argyll Arcade in Glasgow.

Eighteen watches, with the value of £250,000, were taken during the incident.

The men, aged between 23 and 31, are being held in connection with the robbery at about 12:45 on 24 September in Glasgow city centre.

It is understood three of the men are from England, while the other two are from the east of Scotland.

They will be subject of a report to the Procurator Fiscal.

Jewellers Rox, Mappin & Webb, Laing and Lewis Grant were targeted in the raid on the arcade on Buchanan Street.

The event was captured on film by several shoppers.