Police make arrest in 'selfie' Kingston jewel theft investigation

Police want to know how this photo, believed to be Germain Ibrahim Fofana, came to be found on a mobile phone in the Kingston jewellers after £18,000 of rings were stolen

Police want to know how this photo, believed to be Germain Ibrahim Fofana, came to be found on a mobile phone in the Kingston jewellers after £18,000 of rings were stolen

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Police made an arrest last night in the investigation into a theft at Ernest Jones jewellers in Kingston.

Officers had wanted to speak to Germain Ibrahim Fofana, a 27-year-old French national, after a photo believed to be him was found on a mobile phone left in the store after a raid.

An estimated £18,000 worth of rings were stolen from the Clarence Street store on Sunday, May 18.

Mr Fofana was arrested at 6.05pm last night in Peckham High Street on suspicion of theft.

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