language: Deutsch   Français   italiano   Español   Português   日本語   russian   arabic   norwegian   swedish   danish   Nederlands   finland   ireland   English  

Thieves on mopeds and motorbike in Knightsbridge Rolex robbery | UK news |

Thieves on mopeds and motorbike in Knightsbridge Rolex robbery Smash-and-grab incident is latest in string of similar, well-planned thefts in west London this year Share Tweet this Email Mark Tran , Wednesday 27 August 2014 08.41 EDT The smash-and-grab robbery of a Rolex shop in west London followed a similar robbery of the Dorchester. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

rolex Thieves using hammers and an axe took part in a smash-and-grab robbery of a Rolex shop in Knightsbridge, west London , before fleeing on mopeds and a motorbike.

fake rolex watches Police said no one was injured in the robbery on Wednesday morning as five or six men made a getaway. Police are investigating the latest in a series of smash-and-grab incidents in west London this year.

best rolex replica Last month, three men and a woman were arrested in connection with a raid on the Dorchester hotel in Mayfair. Six people on three mopeds pulled up outside the Dorchester shortly after 2am, before three of them smashed their way through the front door and broke into display cabinets.

rolex replica The venue was hit in exactly the same way in June when watches and jewellery were stolen in what police called a well planned robbery. In that raid, a group of six people who had arrived on mopeds entered the hotel's boutique and smashed jewellery and watch cabinets before taking some items.

replica rolex In February, thieves stole £300,000 worth of luxury watches after a lightning-fast raid on a five-star Knightsbridge hotel.

replica watch Four suspects wearing helmets and black clothing ransacked display cases inside the Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel shortly after midnight and fled on two high-powered motorbikes. They made off with designer watches.

A few days earlier, men armed with a handgun raided a Watches of Switzerland store on Oxford Street and escaped with £500,000 worth of designer watches.

Sign up for the Guardian Today Our editors' picks for the day's top news and commentary delivered to your inbox each morning.

Sign up for the daily email Print this Share Contact us Send to a friend Sender's name Recipient's email address Your IP address will be logged

Share Short link for this page: http://gu.com/p/4x3pg StumbleUpon reddit Tumblr Digg LinkedIn del.icio.us Facebook Twitter Contact us Report errors or inaccuracies: userhelp@ Letters for publication should be sent to: guardian.letters@ If you need help using the site: userhelp@ Call the main Guardian and Observer switchboard: +44 (0)20 3353 2000 Advertising guide License/buy our content Article history About this article

Thieves on mopeds and motorbike in Knightsbridge Rolex robbery

This article was published on the Guardian website at 08.41 EDT on Wednesday 27 August 2014 . It was last modified at 09.10 EDT on Wednesday 27 August 2014 . UK news London More news

More on this story

Dorchester robbery: police arrest four

Flying Squad carries out raid after gang arrived on scooters and smashed their way into luxury hotel's jewellery cabinets

Dorchester hotel targeted in second smash-and-grab jewellery raid

Dorchester robbery: police arrest four

Fagin's Kitchen crew, the smash and grab scooter raiders plaguing London

Selfridges smash and grab: two men arrested

Ram raid at Tiffany's leads to death crash

Prada's flagship London store targeted in smash-and-grab raid

Share Tweet this Email