Graphic of suspects in the Hatton Garden raid
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How thieves broke into Hatton Garden vault

Seventy-two safe deposit boxes were opened in a raid at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd in central London over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

Burglars disabled the communal lift on the second floor, then used the lift shaft to climb down into the basement before boring holes into the vault wall.

This graphic shows how police said the suspects entered the building.

  • 22 Apr 2015
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