Apple Store in Bristol, England raided by thieves
An Apple Store in Bristol, England was raided by thieves who stole thousands of pounds worth of iPhones from the store’s display tables on Tuesday, April 26, soon after the store opened around 9am, with police searching for four people in connection with the daylight robbery.
As reported by local news source Bristol Live, Avon and Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses as four men described as being in their early 20s ‘threatened to harm’ a security guard in the store before stealing phones from the store and fleeing the scene before police arrived.
Despite the robbery taking place almost a month ago, Avon and Somerset Police are now appealing for the public’s help after CCTV images of the suspects has been released.
“We are looking for the public’s help in identifying four men who we would like to speak to in connection with a theft from Cabot Circus,” said a spokesperson for the force who spoke with Bristol Live. “Officers were called to the Apple Store, at the shopping mall in Bristol’s city centre, on Tuesday 26 April at 9.10am after equipment was stolen. Numerous display iPhones were taken from the shop floor and one man, who was wearing a red jacket, threatened to harm one of the shop’s security guards.
The robbery took place at Apple’s Cabot Circus store in the city’s central shopping district. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact Avon and Somerset Police quoting crime reference number 5222098091.