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New Pictures Show The Sheer Audacity Of London's Hatton Garden Heist

Metropolitan police have released images from inside Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd, where thieves escaped with millions of pounds worth of jewellery and other valuables during an Easter weekend raid.

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The police also offered further details of how the heist – in the safe deposit business in the heart of London's jewellery quarter – unfolded.

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In a press release, police said the thieves entered the building via a communal entrance shared with other businesses, before disabling an elevator and entering the safe deposit business in the basement through the shaft.

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The Met's Flying Squad unit has released an interactive graphic giving further details about how the heist unfolded.

Francis Whittaker is a homepage editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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