Another man held on Covered Market jewellery raid

John Gowing Jewellers after the raid last year

John Gowing Jewellers after the raid last year

First published in News

Detectives investigating an incident where a suspected robber died, have made another arrest.

A 43-year-old Oxford man was arrested last month in connection with the robbery at John Gowing Jewellers in the city’s Covered Market in March last year.

Suspected robber Clint Townsend, 33, died after he was apprehended by members of the public at the scene.

The new suspect has been bailed until April 17, while a 31-year-old and 32-year-old also arrested on suspicion of robbery, have been rebailed until April 14 and 15 respectively.

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