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Police refresh CCTV appeal in Exeter jewellery theft at Ernest Jones

By e_gregson  |  Posted: December 18, 2012

Police want to speak to these individuals in connection with a burglary at Ernest Jones jewellers in Exeter

Police want to speak to these individuals in connection with a burglary at Ernest Jones jewellers in Exeter

Police have reissued this image of two suspected thieves who are believed to have walked away with more than £38,000 of jewellery unnoticed by staff or shoppers.

The extraordinary theft, which was over in minutes, took place in broad daylight at Exeter's Ernest Jones shop, in the High Street.

Detectives launched a manhunt in September to track down the culprits and have now refreshed their appeal for information about the suspects.

The suspects are understood to have opened a secure display cabinet situated on the shop floor, before removing a quantity of Fope jewellery valued at £38,500.

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Anyone who recognises the individuals pictured or who has any information about their whereabouts is asked to contact police on 101 quoting crime reference DE/12/8594.

A man is due to appear at court on Thursday in connection with a burglary at Ernest Jones jewellers in Exeter.

Timothy Sullivan is charged with two counts of theft alleged to have taken place at MG Welch Jewellers in Taunton and Ernest Jones jewellers in Exeter on September 1.

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