Men arrested after raiders net �20,000 haul

AN Ipswich man is among four suspects arrested in connection with a robbery at a jeweller's shop in Frinton, police said today.

AN Ipswich man is among four suspects arrested in connection with a robbery at a jeweller's shop in Frinton, police said today.

Members of staff were threatened when three men wearing balaclavas entered the shop in Connaught Avenue about 11am yesterday. Items worth more than �20,000 were taken in the robbery.

Three men were stopped by police in Colchester town centre yesterday afternoon and were arrested on suspicion of robbery. They were a 19-year-old from Loughton, a 21-year-old from Ipswich and a 19-year-old from Colchester.

Later, a 23-year-old man from Colchester was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.


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All four men are currently in custody at Clacton and are being questioned by detectives.

Police have renewed an appeal for information about the robbery and anyone who can help should contact Clacton CID on 0300 333 4444.

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