Two men arrested in connection with Honiton robbery

09:15 27 June 2014

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Officers are liasing with Belgian Police to return a 45-year-old man to the UK for questioning.

Police have arrested two men in connection with a robbery in Honiton.

A statement issued by Devon and Cornwall Police said: “A 52-year-old man from London has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released on bail until 16 July. He was arrested on Friday 18 April in London.

“A 45-year-old man from London has been arrested in Belgium on suspicion of another robbery. He was arrested on Thursday 5 June in Brussels. Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police are currently liaising with Belgian Police to return him to the UK for questioning about the robbery in Honiton.”

A large quantity of jewellery was stolen during the robbery on March 22 from Banwell Antiques in High Street.

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