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Police seek assistance after ER Aubrey’s robbery

A suspect in a chain snatching from a Hamilton jeweller’s yesterday is being sought by police.

A spokesman said officers attended ER Aubrey Jewellers on Queen Street at 11.30am in response to a reported robbery.

They were told a man entered the store requesting to look at a gold chain on display.

He is reported to have snatched the chain from a store clerk’s hand and run out without payment.

The suspect fled to Queen Elizabeth Park, where it was reported he jumped on to a waiting motorbike ridden by another person and escaped.

The suspect is described as light brown-complexioned, 5ft 7in, thinly built, wearing dark clothing with a Manchester United mask, black hat and sneakers.

Checks were conducted in the areas of Queen Elizabeth Park, Par-la-Ville Road, Queen Street, Reid Street and Church Street without success.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Dominique Simons on 717-2469, at 295-0011 ext 1685, or via e-mail at dominique.simons@bps.bm.