Hunt for armed robbers of Burnley jewellery store


A robber dressed in a burka is among a gang being searched for after an armed robbery at a jewellers in Burnley.

The gang of four, armed with a gun and baseball bats, smashed glass display cabinets at Muzaffar Jewellers on Brougham Street stealing various items.

The shop owner managed to lock himself in a back office and was uninjured during the incident on Saturday.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said it was unclear if the person wearing the burka was male or female.

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