Scotland Yard renews appeal to track stolen James Bond guns

Scotland Yard renews appeal to track stolen James Bond guns

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Scotland Yard, probing a north London housebreaking during which 5 weapons from James Bond movies have been stolen, on Monday renewed its enchantment for witnesses after the discharge of recent data on a TV present. Metropolitan Police have been known as to stories of the housebreaking at a home in Enfield on March 23, however the suspects have been disturbed by neighbours and fled the scene earlier than officers arrived.

They’re believed to have jumped by way of an open window earlier than fleeing in a silver car. The detectives of Scotland Yard renewed their enchantment following the discharge of recent data on the BBC’s ‘Crimewatch’ present.

Met Law enforcement officials carried out enquiries and established that the suspects had damaged into the again of the premises and made off with 5 deactivated firearms, all of which had been used as props in varied movies of the hit franchise that includes the fictional spy James Bond.

One of many firearms, the yellow-handed Llama pistol, was subsequently recovered by a member of the general public in a discipline close to Roydon Railway Station in Essex in April. However the remaining weapons stay lacking.

“It has now been six months because the housebreaking and solely one of many firearms has been recovered. Sadly, this has been severely rusted on account of being uncovered to the weather open air and its integrity destroyed,” mentioned Detective Inspector Paul Ridley from the Met’s North Space CID who’s investigating the housebreaking.

“We now have photographs of a car (silver Vauxhall Minerva) that was parked close to to the scene of the crime and seems to be finishing up reconnaissance within the space.

“In scenes paying homage to a James Bond film, you possibly can even see the flash of a digicam from the occupant engaged within the surveillance. I imagine these people have been concerned within the crime, it was solely a matter of minutes previous to the raid,” he mentioned.

Ridley mentioned the proprietor of the distinctive gadgets is “devastated”, notably by way of the sentimental worth as they have been on account of be showcased on show as a part of a nationwide exhibition.

The stolen weapons are described as One Beretta ‘Cheetah’ Auto Pistol with serial quantity H02641Y, One Beretta ‘Tomcat’ Auto pistol with serial quantity DAA264306, and One Llama 22 cal. with serial quantity 271915, all featured in ‘Die One other Day’; One Walter PP with serial quantity 146872, featured in ‘A View to a Kill’; and One Revolver Smith and Weston 44 Magnum with serial quantity N60304, featured in ‘Stay & Let Die’.

Ridley famous: “The firearms which have been stolen are very distinctive and can nearly definitely be recognised by the general public and anybody who is obtainable them on the market. Lots of these things are very distinctive.

“For instance, the Magnum is the one one on the planet ever made the place the entire gun is completed in chrome. It has a six-and-a-half inch barrel and wooden grips. The Walther PPK was the final gun utilized by Roger Moore in ‘A View to a Kill’ in a well-known scene with Grace Jones who descends the Eiffel Tower on a parachute.”

The suspects are described as three white males with Jap European accents, all sporting darkish clothes and face coverings.

“I might urge any members of the general public which will have witnessed the suspects arriving and leaving, know the place the firearms at the moment are, or might have been provided these stolen gadgets on the market, to come back ahead to my investigation staff as a precedence,” added Detective Inspector Ridley in his enchantment.