Five arrested for robbery in Al Ain jewellery shop

AL AIN - In a swift operation, the Al Ain Police rounded up five members of a gang who had stole cash from a jewellery shop in Al Ain last Friday.

By Lana Mahdi

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Published: Sun 28 Oct 2007, 9:02 AM

Last updated: Tue 20 Jun 2023, 3:32 PM

Colonel Hamad Saeed Al Dhahry, Deputy Director of Al Ain Police Directorate, announced that as soon as the police received a call from the shop’s owner, a team was pressed into action.

“Preliminary investigations revealed that the gang had escaped in a Toyota Corolla with Sharjah number plate,” he said, adding police patrols were alerted and told to keep a watch on all vehicles entering and exiting Al Ain.

In less than an hour, the gang was nabbed in the Al Hayer area on Al Ain-Dubai Highway and the cash recovered, he said. The police did not disclose the amount that was stolen.

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