golden watch which was as soon as a present from the twenty eighth president of the USA has been stolen from a north London antiques store.
It was swiped from the vendor in Pierrepont Arcade, Islington, at round 12.30pm on Saturday.
The suspect pretended he wished to purchase a vase earlier than his fee was declined, police stated.
Because the gross sales assistant returned the vase to its show, the thief opened a cupboard and snatched the pocket watch.
On Tuesday, the Metropolitan Police launched footage of the watch as officers appealed for it to be returned.
Police additionally launched a CCTV picture of a person they want to communicate to.
Laptop Joshua Brown, from Central North Fundamental Command Unit, stated: “The house owners of this watch are very distressed.
“The merchandise had been of their household for a very long time and I might urge the one who stole it to return it as quickly as potential.”
Anybody with info is requested to contact police on 101 quoting CAD 1857/15Dec.