Men armed with shotgun and knife rob Beccles jewellers in broad daylight

Police have cordoned off Copperfiled jewellers in Beccles.

Police have cordoned off Copperfiled jewellers in Beccles. - Credit: Archant

Four armed men have robbed a Beccles jewellers in broad daylight this afternoon.

Officers were called to Copperfield Jewellers in New Market at around 4pm.

A police spokesman said: 'It is reported that four men entered the business and threatened the owner before stealing a number of items. It is understood that the suspects then fled the scene on foot in the direction of Ballygate.'

It is believed that the robbers had a shotgun and a knife and all four had their faces covered.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

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Inquiries are continuing and there is currently a police cordon surrounding the shop.

Witnesses or anybody who saw anything suspicious are asked to contact Lowestoft CID on 101 quoting CAD 277 of today. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form at

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