Jewellery stolen in Hucknall hammer raid

Stock and Cheque Exchange
Image caption The shop was targeted on Wednesday afternoon

Jewellery worth thousands of pounds has been stolen in a robbery at a Nottinghamshire store.

The attacker, who is thought to have been carrying a hammer, went into the Stock and Cheque Exchange in High Street, Hucknall, on Wednesday.

He smashed a glass cabinet and took several items of jewellery including gold chains and rings.

No-one was injured during the robbery. Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

The offender drove off in a black Honda Civic in the direction of Watnall Road which was later recovered by police.

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