Police hunt smash-and-grab burglars – The Royal Gazette

Up-to-date: Apr 20, 2022 01:05 PM

Two burglars have been caught on digital camera carrying out a smash-and-get raid at a Hamilton jewellery retail store earlier this thirty day period.

This story has been amended to make clear that the burglars smashed a window and did not smash their way into the retailer.

A law enforcement spokesman claimed the two males on a bike drove up to ER Aubrey jewellery on Queen Road at about 3am on April 4.

The pillion passenger, carrying a red adidas jacket with camouflage sleeves and a silver helmet, smashed the front window to the premises and eradicated a amount of merchandise which had been on screen.

The rider wore a black jacket and black complete-faced helmet, with a dark-tinted visor.

The suspects then fled the scene driving north on Queen Avenue.

The incident was caught on the store’s safety cameras.

Any person with details was questioned to call 211, the Felony Investigations Unit on 247-1744, Crime Stoppers on 800-84777, or to share specifics with a police officer.

Small business house owners, significantly in Hamilton, were also warned to safe all entry factors to their premises.

They have been suggested to use roller shutters and established alarms, and check that CCTV is operating effectively.

The spokesman recommended obtaining indoor and outdoor lights, specifically all over entry details.

Retail outlet entrepreneurs ought to steer clear of leaving cash on premises or having valuables uncovered.