Gainsborough
October 7, 2019 12.21 pm This story is over

Man charged after £17k Gainsborough watches theft

He has been named by police

A 29-year-old man has been named and charged after four watches worth a combined total of around £17,000 were stolen from a jewellers in Gainsborough.

As previously reported, the offender pushed a member of staff to gain access before taking four valuable watches from the main window display at Stanley Hunt Jewellers in Marshall’s Yard. It happened at around 2.30pm on Monday, September 30.

Matthew Massey, of Low Grange Crescent, has been charged with robbery in relation to this incident. He has been remanded in custody.

Police previously released images of the following four watches:

A ladies Rolex Yacht Master, valued at £4,150. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

A gents Bi-Colour Rolex Oyster with a fluted bezel and a jubilee bracelet, valued at £5,950. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

A ladies Bi-Colour Rolex with a mother of pearl face and a jubilee bracelet, valued at £3,850. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

A ladies Cartier Tank Francais, valued at £2,750. Photo: Lincolnshire Police

Lincolnshire Police also previously released an image of a man they were trying to identify, who they believed may have information to help with their enquiries.