Police arrest four in Nantwich jewellery shop robbery Date published: 27th July 2016 2.23pm

At 11.18am on Wednesday 27 July 2016 police received a number of reports of a robbery taking place at a jewellers in Pillory Street in Nantwich.

Offenders wearing balaclavas had forced a hole in the window and stole a number of watches before making off in a vehicle.

Officers attended and carried out a number of enquiries at the scene and a search was made around the area.

A car was found in Brine Road in Nantwich which had been set on fire. Cheshire Fire and Rescue attended to deal with the small fire.

Working with North West Motorway Group, Central Police Motorway Group, West Midlands Motorway Group and Staffordshire Police a van travelling along the M6 was identified and followed. Four men decamped from the van in the Staffordshire area  and were arrested on suspicion of robbery.

Detective Inspector Alison Ross said: “There were a lot of people in the area of Pillory Street at the time the robbery took place. I’d like to thank those who have spoken to police already but I would ask anyone who has not yet spoken to us to contact us so we can progress with our enquiries.”

Anyone with information can contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting incident number  301 on 27 July 2016.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.