Portsmouth jewellery raid: no arrests one week on

NO ARRESTS have been made a week after at least seven burglars hit a city jewellers.

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016, 6:00 am
Sledgehammers left at Ernest Jones where thieves stole a 'significant' amount of jewellery on July 26. Picture: Ben Fishwick

High-value watches were stolen from Ernest Jones, in Cascades Shopping Centre, Portsmouth, at about 3.30am last Tuesday.

Fires had been set as a distraction before the gang broke in and then escaped via clothes shop Wallis.

Police confirmed no arrests have been made.

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The front of Wallis store in Commercial Road after the raid Picture: Ben Fishwick

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting 44160278306.

The front of Wallis store in Commercial Road after the raid Picture: Ben Fishwick