Sledge hammer used in attempted robbery at Peterborough jewellers

Would be robbers used a sledge hammer to try and smash their way into a Peterborough city centre jewellers.

Thursday, 25th August 2016, 11:38 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:11 pm
The scene of the crime. Pic: Jamie Holmes

The men struck at Fraser Hart in Queensgate early this morning (Thursday).

Queensgate was closed at the time.

Photos taken at the scene show shattered glass, and the sledge hammer left by the door.

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A spokesman for Queensgate said: “We can confirm that an incident took place in Queensgate Shopping Centre during the early hours of Thursday 25 August while the centre was closed. We are now working closely with the police to help with their investigation.”

Anyone with information should call Cambridgeshire police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.