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St John's Wood man arrested over £40million jewel heist

PUBLISHED: 11:57 21 August 2010 | UPDATED: 17:05 07 September 2010

A ST John s Wood man has been charged over the robbery of £40million worth of jewels in Britain s biggest-ever jewellery heist. Solomun Beyene, 24, of Lilestone Street, has been charged with conspiracy to rob and possession of a firearm. Another man, Crai

A ST John's Wood man has been charged over the robbery of £40million worth of jewels in Britain's biggest-ever jewellery heist.

Solomun Beyene, 24, of Lilestone Street, has been charged with conspiracy to rob and possession of a firearm.

Another man, Craig Calderwood, of no fixed address, was also charged over the armed raid during which two smartly dressed men took a cab to Graff Jewellers in Mayfair before producing handguns and grabbing 43 jewels.

Both men appear before Wimbledon Magistrates Court today.

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