Smash-and-grab gang of moped raiders smash van into luxury west London jewellers Tiffany before fleeing with haul
- Transit van was used to smash into the shop front in Knightsbridge, west London
- Gang then raided Tiffany’s before making their getaway on mopeds at 3am today
- Left the van embedded in the store in one of London’s most exclusive enclaves
A smash-and-grab gang have raided top end jewellers Tiffany in west London.
A transit van was used to smash into the shop front before raiders snatched items at the Knightsbridge store in the early hours and fleeing with precious jewels.
The gang made their getaway on mopeds, leaving the van embedded in the store in one of London’s most exclusive enclaves.
The raid happened just before 3am this morning and no arrests have yet been made as police continue to hunt for the suspects.
Officers remain at the scene this morning, with footprints seen on the pavement outside the store among shards of broken glass.
A transit van was used to smash into the store before moped raiders snatched items
Thieves used a small flat bed van to reverse into the shop front before fleeing with goods
Pictures from inside the store today show a broken display cabinet and the front window hanging from its frame.
A Scotland Yard spokesman said: ‘Police were called at 02:56hrs on Friday, 26 April to Sloane Street SW1 following reports of a smash and grab at a jewellers.
‘A transit van is reported to have driven into the shop front before a number of accompanying mopeds stole a quantity of items from the shop window.
‘All those involved then fled. The transit van was left at the scene.
‘No arrests have been made. Enquiries continue.’
The smash-and-grab gang raided top end jewellers Tiffany in west London in the early hours