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Thief swipes watches in Bertrange shopping centre
Luxembourg

Thief swipes watches in Bertrange shopping centre

12.05.2016 From our online archive
Luxembourg police are currently looking for a man who snatched a booty of watches from a jewellery store located inside Belle Etoile shopping centre on Wednesday.

Luxembourg police are currently looking for a man who snatched a booty of watches from a jewellery store located inside Belle Etoile shopping centre on Wednesday.

The incident occurred at about 2:40pm when a man is reported to have opened a glass cabinet which was actually positioned just outside the store entrance inside the shopping centre, and snatched several luxury watches.

An employee caught the thief in the act, but was pushed out of the way as the man fled the scene. The staff member ran after the culprit, following him to a stairwell.

The man lost one of the stolen watches as he fled, but managed to escape the shopping centre.

Description of the suspect:

The man is estimated to be between 1.60 and 1.70 metres tall, of normal statue but a little stout, had an unshaven face and was of fair complexion.

At the time of the crime he was wearing a dark baseball cap, a black short jacket with a zip, dark trousers and black and grey training shoes.

If anyone may have witnessed the incident or recognise the description of the the man, they should contact their local police station.