Stoke & Staffordshire

Two arrested over Hanley Beaverbrooks jewellery raid

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Image caption The robbery took place at Beaverbrooks in the Potteries Centre on 17 November

Two people have been arrested over an armed robbery at a Stoke-on-Trent jewellers.

Staffordshire Police said they were questioning a 24-year-old man, from Manchester, about the robbery at Beaverbrooks in the Potteries Centre in Hanley on 17 November.

More than £500,000 worth of jewellery and watches were stolen in the raid.

A 21-year-old woman, also from Manchester, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, police said.

The force said a number of high value watches were seized by officers during a property search.

A man and woman were jailed for their roles in the robbery on Wednesday.

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