Jewellery store targeted in armed robbery at Gleneagles Hotel

A HIGH-END jewellery store has been robbed in a raid at the five-star Gleneagles Hotel.

It is not known what was taken, with some reports a window display was cleared out at the Perth and Kinross hotel. Picture: TSPL
It is not known what was taken, with some reports a window display was cleared out at the Perth and Kinross hotel. Picture: TSPL

Police Scotland were called to the incident at the Mappin & Webb outlet at about 11.20am on Tuesday.

It is not known what was taken, with some reports a window display was cleared out at the Perth and Kinross hotel.

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Mappin & Webb has two stores within the hotel which sell a “selection of premium fine jewellery and is home to the world’s most prestigious Swiss watch brands including Rolex”, according to the jeweller’s website.

Police Scotland said no-one was injured in the incident but a number of officers remain at the hotel with some areas taped off.

The Gleneagles estate has four golf courses and hosted the Ryder Cup in 2014.