Ram-raid thieves smash into jewellers Tiffany & Co then flee with haul from window display

Smash-and-grab raiders have ransacked a branch of high-end jewellers Tiffany after driving into the front of the shop in a van.

Police were called to the break-in at Tiffany & Co in Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, west London, just before 3am on Friday to reports that a van had been driven into the front of the store.

A number of people on mopeds stole items from the shop window then fled, leaving the van behind at the scene, Scotland Yard said.

Smash-and-grab raiders drove a van into the front of Tiffany & Co before stealing valuables (Picture: SWNS)
After the van drove into the store, thieves on moped made off with items stolen from the shop window (Picture: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire)

Pictures from the scene show a smashed window hanging in its frame with uniformed officers outside near a white van.

A Met spokeswoman said: "Police were called at 2.56am on Friday, April 26, to Sloane Street following reports of a smash-and-grab at a jewellers.

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She added: "A Transit van is reported to have driven into the shop front before a number of accompanying mopeds stole a quantity of items from the shop window.

"All those involved then fled. The Transit van was left at the scene.

"No arrests have been made. Inquiries continue."

Police were called to reports of the smash-and-grab raid just before 3am on Friday (Picture: SWNS)

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