Hatton Garden burglary
Detective Superintendent Craig Turner, Head of the Flying Squad has appeared on BBC1 Crimewatch this evening, Thursday, 23 April to appeal for witnesses to the Hatton Garden burglary which took place over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
Detective Superintendent Turner announced a reward of £20,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of all those responsible for the burglary at Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd, 88-90 Hatton Garden.
Images captured on CCTV of the thieves entering and leaving the scene of the burglary were issued in an attempt to jog people’s memories.
Detectives have also released an image of the actual drill used to bore through the wall inside the vault.
We know that the thieves initially entered the building after 2100hrs on Thursday, 2 April and left shortly after 0800hrs on Good Friday, 3 April.
They returned to the scene soon after 2200hrs on Saturday, 4 April and were recorded on CCTV leaving the premises at around 0640hrs on Easter Sunday, 5 April.
On both days male (A) makes his way to the side exit of Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd where he lets the other gang members into the building.
Fourteen CCTV images we are releasing today show six men entering and leaving Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd.
Were you in the area of Hatton Garden?
Did you see anyone acting suspiciously around Hatton Garden Safety Deposit Ltd?
Did you see anyone in a vehicle loading or unloading heavy equipment nearby?
Detective Superintendent Craig Turner said, "We have also released an image of the Hilti DD350 drill that was used in the burglary and we are keen to hear from wives or partners of anyone who has specialist knowledge or skills that use this sort of equipment. Were they away during the Easter Bank Holiday weekend or have they been acting oddly since the burglary was carried out?"
Anyone with information can contact the Incident Room on 020 8785 8655 or email us on email@example.com. Anyone with information who would like to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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