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CCTV released after £40k of jewellery stolen

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Published by Sarah Yeoman at 4:27pm 16th August 2018. (Updated at 3:12pm 17th August 2018)

Police have released CCTV after around £40,000 worth of jewellery was stolen in Penzance.

Little Jem's Jewellers on Market Jew Street was targeted in broad daylight on Tuesday morning.

Officers say a man entered the shop at around 11am and jumped over the counter.

He then swiped the jewellery, worth in the region of £40,000, from a window display.

Staff attempted to block the door as the man forced his way out of the shop.

He left the scene on foot and was last seen running in the direction of Penzance train station.

Luckily no one was hurt.

little jems jewellers

"We would like to identify and speak to the man pictured in connection with this incident.

"We’re releasing the images of this individual in the hope that members of the public may have seen him in the area or know who he is.

"I’d ask anyone who knows him or has any information to contact police.”"

Investigating officer, Scott Ellwood

If you have information that may assist police with their enquiries, please contact 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting CR/074059/18.

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The man who police would like to identify

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