Police hunt armed robbers

POLICE are hunting armed robbers who raided a Suffolk jewellers leaving a member of staff injured.

POLICE are hunting armed robbers who raided a Suffolk jewellers leaving a member of staff injured.

Three masked men threatened staff with a hammer when they burst into the jewellers at New Market, Beccles, at about 4.30pm before fleeing with a quantity of jewellery.

A 46-year-old female member of staff suffered minor facial injuries which were treated by paramedics.

The men were wearing black clothing including black hooded tops and balaclavas. A silver vehicle was seen leaving the area of the White Horse at speed and headed towards Gillingham.

A vehicle was later found on fire in Church Road, Gillingham, Norfolk, at about 4.45 pm. It is not known whether the vehicle is connected to this incident.

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact Lowestoft CID without delay on 01986 835300 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.