Arrests made at Birmingham Airport for money laundering and Northampton robbery

Six people were arrested yesterday (Thursday, January 24) in Birmingham in connection with an alleged armed robbery at a Northampton jewellers in December.

Northamptonshire officers, supported by officers from the West Midlands and Leicestershire, arrested two men, aged 26 and 49, at Birmingham Airport, on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery and money laundering. Three women, aged 21, 27 and 50 were also arrested on suspicion of money laundering.

A third man, aged 38, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery and money laundering, after officers carried out four simultaneous warrants at separate addresses across Birmingham.

At around 10.40am on Friday, December 14, an armed robbery is alleged to have occurred at Michael Jones’ Jewellers in Gold Street, Northampton

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