Berkshire

Robbers break into Reading jewellers with sledgehammer

Four masked robbers broke into a jewellers in Reading with what police believe was a sledgehammer before escaping in a vehicle.

The gang, who were all wearing dark clothes and balaclavas, pulled up outside Kaushal Jewellers in Orts Road on Wednesday afternoon.

They then smashed the doors to the shop before breaking glass cabinets and stealing jewellery, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thames Valley Police.

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