Stolen rucksack contained £200,000 worth of watches

A thief struck lucky when he grabbed a jeweller’s rucksack containing more than £200,000 worth of luxury watches, a court heard. Algerian Abdelwahab Tanout, 26, stole Hatton Garden jeweller Andrew Jones’ backpack at Kings Cross railway station in central London last 23 July. Oliver Renton, defending Tanout, said: ‘He accepts that that was him in the CCTV, that he stole the backpack, and he was party to the selling of the backpack to a third party. ‘The issue is that…

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