Masked gang rides off with US$3 million jewellery haul in Hong Kong

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Three masked robbers smashed a window of a jewellery store and grabbed nine pieces of jewellery estimated to be worth 24 million HK dollars (US$3.07 million) in Hong Kong Tuesday.
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Three masked robbers smashed a window of a jewellery store and grabbed nine pieces of jewellery estimated to be worth 24 million HK dollars (about US$3.07 million) in Hong Kong Tuesday, local media reported.

The incident happened at around 10 a.m. local time on Canton Road of Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, a popular shopping area among tourists.

Two robbers arrived at the store carrying a suitcase and stole the nine pieces of jewellery on display after smashing the window by sledgehammers. Then a third man came on a motorbike to facilitate their getaway, the Standard, an English daily in Hong Kong reported.

The three robbers were captured on video by a pedestrian at the time and were seen riding along Canton Road and turning towards another road. 


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