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Police search for man after £4.1m jewellery heist in Staines

Police search for man after £4.1m jewellery heist in Staines

Published by Carol Musgrave at 11:08am 25th June 2019. (Updated at 4:21pm 25th June 2019)

Surrey Police have issued an urgent appeal after a salesman was attacked and robbed of £4.1million worth of jewellery in a Staines car park.

Officers are looking for a man wanted in connection with the incident, which happened in the Elmsleigh Centre multi-storey between 7.30am and 8.30am on May 13.

The victim was getting out of his car when he was assaulted by a number of men, who made off with a bag containing jewellery and some personal belongings made by American company Le Vian.

He had to be treated in hospital for serious injuries.

This morning, two men, aged 39 and 48, were arrested in London as part of the investigation, and are currently in custody.

Police say they are now trying to find a suspect, Ciro Troyano (pictured) - who is wanted for conspiracy to commit robbery and assault causing grievous bodily harm.

He is described as white, approximately 5ft 6 tall, and of medium build. 

He is known to have links to the London areas of Elephant and Castle, Southwark and Brixton.

Detective Sergeant Kate Hyder, who is investigating the incident, said:

"We are urgently trying to track down Ciro Troyano, who is wanted to relation to this violent robbery. 

"We are looking for any information, no matter how insignificant it might seem, which could lead us to where he is.

"The victim was left with nasty injuries following the attack and we are keen to ensure that those responsible are brought to justice."

If anyone has any information as to his whereabouts, they can call 101, quoting PR/45190049457. 

Alternatively, if you do not wish to leave your name, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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