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Smash and grab thieves strike again in Hampstead

PUBLISHED: 13:37 17 June 2009 | UPDATED: 16:16 07 September 2010

SMASH-and-grab raiders struck again in Hampstead on Tuesday night with opticians Vision Express being the latest victim. Scooter riders smashed their way through the front door of the shop just after midnight and pilfered designer sunglasses. Witnesses re

SMASH-and-grab raiders struck again in Hampstead on Tuesday night with opticians Vision Express being the latest victim.

Scooter riders smashed their way through the front door of the shop just after midnight and pilfered designer sunglasses.

Witnesses reported two bikes being involved, both carrying a rider and a passenger.

Opticians have proved popular targets for scooter gangs, with Icon in South End Green falling victim on a number of occasions as well as David Clulow and Arthur Morrice.


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