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Eccles Jewellery store CCTV of two men walking out with £4000 watch

August 16, 2012, 11:59 am

CCTV images from a Jewellery store in Eccles have been released after two men walked out with a £4,000 watch.

The theft happened at about 1pm on Saturday 28 July 2012 at the Albermarle and Bond Jewellers in The Mall.

The two offenders were looking at a number of items and asked to see a Rolex watch, worth about £4,000.

At this time, the man without the watch asked to be let out of the secure door, but held it open for his accomplice and the pair then ran off with the watch.

The victim followed them but lost sight of them on John William Street.

Staff have assisted officers by providing CCTV footage of the suspects, from which the stills have been released.

One of the men is Asian, in his 30s, about 6ft tall, of slim build and with short black hair. He was wearing an orange T-shirt with a horizontal dark strip and dark trousers.

His accomplice is black, in his 30s about 5ft 7in tall, of medium to stocky build and with a completely shaven bald head. He was wearing a long-sleeved blue jumper and white converse trainers. He spoke with a local accent.

Police Constable Claire Murphy said: “The pair tricked staff when they made off with the watch, but the security system in the store has managed to capture images of the suspects.

 
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