Police are searching for suspects after a smash and grab raid in broad daylight on an Ilfracombe jewellers this afternoon (Friday). Four suspects in a van pulled up outside Thomas Jewellers in Northfield Road, two got out and smashed the window before taking items from the display and making off. Inspector Howard Brugge told the Gazette police had located the vehicle but as yet had not located the suspects. The police helicopter was deployed to search the area and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone who saw anything or has any information is asked to call 101 quoting log 651 of 29/09/17. Check back for more information as we have it.