Arrest made after theft from a Buxton jewellers

A 31-year-old man has been arrested by police investing the theft of two valuable engagement rings from a Buxton jewellers.

Yesterday, August 30, at 1.30pm a man entered Simons Jewellers on Spring Gardens and asked to look at engagement rings.

He was handed one to look at, he then snatched another from the shop assistants hand and ran off with the two high value rings.

The owner of the shop ran after the offender. Two passing detectives saw the chase and stopped their car to assist.

A man was later arrested and interviewed on suspicion of theft and handling stolen goods.