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This is the dramatic moment police cornered a gang of robbers just minutes after they had carried out a £200,000 armed raid on a jeweller’s store.
One of them used a frightening-looking mask of a pensioner as they entered the Justice Jewellers store while the owner was opening up, threatening him with an imitation firearm.
The three men managed to steal thousands of pounds worth of watches and pieces of jewellery.
Nsita, of Wembley, North West London, George, of Hatfield, Hertfordshire, and Tiloye, of Stevenage, Hertfordshire, all pleaded guilty to the armed robbery of Justice Jewellers on April 15.
Three men have been jailed after stealing items worth more than £200,000 in an armed robbery at a jewellers.
Police said George and Tiloye entered the store wearing motorcycle helmets and threatened the owner with a gas-powered BB gun.
They grabbed watches and jewellery but officers were already on their way after witnesses, including staff in a nearby travel agents, raised the alarm.