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A bag of high-value jewellery was stolen from two men during a robbery in Kensington Street, Leicester, yesterday afternoon (Monday).
The victims, who were working in the area and carrying the jewellery for business purposes, were reportedly approached by two men in the area at around 2.15pm.
The suspects were reported to be in possession of an axe and made threats to the victims.
The suspects, who were wearing face masks, stole the bag before leaving the area in what was believed to be a light-coloured Mercedes car.
No serious injuries were reported in the incident. The victims, both aged in their 40s, did not require hospital treatment.
The bag stolen was a black/dark blue rucksack and contained items including gold bangles and a diamond ring. The pictures shown are similar to the items which were stolen.
Enquiries are ongoing into the incident.
Detective Constable Balvinder Mahal said: “We are carrying out full enquiries speaking to people in the area and checking CCTV.
“Anyone who has any information in relation to the incident, who has not yet made contact with us, should get in touch.
“Similarly, if you have been offered, or are offered, jewellery similar to what is described in unusual circumstances, please make contact with us.”
Anyone with any information should contact 101 quoting incident 20*105954.