Guernsey

Gold and jewellery valued at £100,000 stolen in Guernsey

N St J Paint and Sons - a Guernsey gold and jewellery shop
Image caption The break-in happened at about 0400 BST on Tuesday

Guernsey Police are investigating after more than £100,000 worth of gold and jewellery was stolen from a St Peter Port store.

The robbery happened at N St J Paint and Sons, a jewellers in the Pollet, at about 0400 BST on Tuesday.

Michael Paint, the shop's owner, said the incident was captured on the shop's CCTV cameras.

A police spokesman said a number of suspects had been arrested in connection with the break-in.

Police added they would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area.

Mr Paint said the CCTV had shown multiple strikes by a sledgehammer were used to break through the shop's security grill and window.

He said the stock that was stolen was uninsured.

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