Hatton Garden heist: Tenth man arrested over bank holiday jewellery robbery

The men are accused of being part of the plot to raid a safety deposit vault in London's jewellery quarter over the Easter weekend

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A 10th man has been arrested in connection with the Hatton Garden heist, police have confirmed.

A 42-year-old man from Essex was arrested on suspicion to burgle. 

Eight men have already been remanded in custody charged with conspiracy to burgle in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid.

They are accused of being part of the plot to raid a safety deposit vault in London's jewellery quarter over the Easter weekend.

 

Terry Perkins, 67, Daniel Jones, 58, and Hugh Doyle, 48, all of Enfield, north London; William Lincoln, 59, of Bethnal Green, east London; and John Collins, 74, of Islington, north London, all appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Also in court were Brian Reader, 76, and Paul Reader, 50, both of Dartford Road, Dartford, Kent, and Carl Wood, 58, of Elderbeck Close, Cheshunt, Herts, who face the same charge.

The charge states that together, between 1 April and 19 May this year, they conspired to enter as a trespasser a building, namely The Hatton Garden Safety Deposit at 88-90 Hatton Gardens EC1, with intent to steal.

They are due to appear at Southwark Crown Court next on 4 June.

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