London, September 21
Scotland Yard, probing a north London housebreaking wherein 5 weapons from James Bond movies had been stolen, on Monday renewed its enchantment for witnesses after the discharge of contemporary info on a TV present.
Metropolitan Police had been referred to as to reviews of the housebreaking at a home in Enfield on March 23, however the suspects had been disturbed by neighbours and fled the scene earlier than officers arrived.
They are believed to have jumped by means of an open window earlier than fleeing in a silver automobile.
The detectives of Scotland Yard renewed their enchantment following the discharge of latest info on the BBC’s ‘Crimewatch’ present.
Met Police officers carried out enquiries and established that the suspects had damaged into the again of the premises and made off with 5 deactivated firearms, all of which had been used as props in varied movies of the hit franchise that includes the fictional spy James Bond.
One of the firearms, the yellow-handed Llama pistol, was subsequently recovered by a member of the general public in a discipline close to Roydon Railway Station in Essex in April. But the remaining weapons stay lacking.
“It has now been six months since the burglary and only one of the firearms has been recovered. Sadly, this has been severely rusted due to being exposed to the elements outdoors and its integrity destroyed,” stated Detective Inspector Paul Ridley from the Met’s North Area CID who’s investigating the housebreaking.
“We now have photos of a automobile (silver Vauxhall Minerva) that was parked close to to the scene of the crime and seems to be finishing up reconnaissance within the space.
“In scenes reminiscent of a James Bond movie, you can even see the flash of a camera from the occupant engaged in the surveillance. I believe these individuals were involved in the crime, it was only a matter of minutes prior to the raid,” he stated.
Ridley stated the proprietor of the distinctive gadgets is “devastated”, significantly when it comes to the sentimental worth as they had been as a result of be showcased on show as a part of a nationwide exhibition.
The stolen weapons are described as One Beretta ‘Cheetah’ Auto Pistol with serial quantity H02641Y, One Beretta ‘Tomcat’ Auto pistol with serial quantity DAA264306, and One Llama 22 cal. with serial quantity 271915, all featured in ‘Die Another Day’; One Walter PP with serial quantity 146872, featured in ‘A View to a Kill’; and One Revolver Smith and Weston 44 Magnum with serial quantity N60304, featured in ‘Live & Let Die’.
Ridley famous: “The firearms which had been stolen are very distinctive and can virtually definitely be recognised by the general public and anybody who is obtainable them on the market. Many of these things are very distinctive.
“For example, the Magnum is the only one in the world ever made where the whole gun is finished in chrome. It has a six-and-a-half inch barrel and wood grips. The Walther PPK was the last gun used by Roger Moore in ‘A View to a Kill’ in a famous scene with Grace Jones who descends the Eiffel Tower on a parachute.”
The suspects are described as three white males with Eastern European accents, all sporting darkish clothes and face coverings.
“I would urge any members of the public that may have witnessed the suspects arriving and leaving, know where the firearms are now, or may have been offered these stolen items for sale, to come forward to my investigation team as a priority,” added Detective Inspector Ridley in his enchantment. PTI