They returned the following night with more equipment, and successfully climbed into the vault through a hole they drilled in a thick cement wall. Like say nah that ain't right. Well-spoken Seed, who grew up in Cambridge, was jailed for 10 years for the Hatton Garden charge and eight years for the conspiracy to convert or transfer criminal property charge, to be served concurrently. The Hatton Garden burglar nicknamed Basil walks like Charlie Chaplin, a podiatry expert has told a court trying to establish if an arrested man is him. Five were vacant and 11 were due to be opened by the company following the non-payment of fees, police said. The final suspect in the was linked to the raid because of his distinctive walks, a court has heard. It said the van was seen pulling up shortly before 07:00 on Easter Sunday.
The audacious heist was carried out over the Easter weekend in 2015, when a gang ransacked 73 boxes at Garden Safe Deposit after using a drill to bore a hole into the vault wall. They came back on Saturday night and did not leave until the following morning, according to Paul Johnson, who is in charge of the investigation. The stills show three suspects and a van used by them over the weekend. The jury have also been shown pictures of his chaotic house bottom right. In January, four or each face another seven years in jail. Power tools, including an angle grinder, concrete drills, and crowbars were also scattered about the place.
Seconds later The Gent returns and is now wearing a dust mask and a hard hat. Dapper man in smart city shoes wearing dust mask 21. Three years after the attack, on 28 March 2018, Michael Seed, 57, was arrested after his home in , , was searched. The final member of a gang which raided a vault in Hatton Garden has been convicted and sentenced to ten years' imprisonment at Woolwich Crown Court, today, Friday, 15 March. Lincoln was also given a seven-year sentence, and Wood was jailed for six years.
Several thousand people were evacuated from nearby offices, and several cancelled performances. Finally, the ringleader, Brian Reader, was sentenced to six years and three months in jail on 21 March 2016. This was a complex and meticulous inquiry into the burglary in the heart of London's diamond district. Valuables worth up to £29million, including gold, diamonds and sapphires, were taken. Just three of the gang have returned. The 'crystal clear' footage - said to be of a significantly higher quality than the video currently in the public domain - was handed into the Metropolitan Police by a worker based 50ft from the crime scene.
There was no sign of forced entry into the building, police said. No arrests have been made. Experts said in court today Seed has the same 'walk' as Basil, and that when carrying out surveillance they saw him with John Collins before he was sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in the crime. Prosecutors told the jury last week , with Dr Burrow brought in as a professional witness on Wednesday. Collins and Reader are already out of prison but face going back to jail if they fail to pay back more than £6. Obscure burglar alarm technical manuals were found, 2G signal blockers for alarms, and a smelting machine for melting precious metals.
The court heard five of the six men who were physically present at Hatton Garden — Brian Reader, 79, Collins, 78, Jones, 61, Carl Wood, 61, and Perkins have been convicted of conspiring to carry out the burglary. £143,000 worth of gold ingots, gems and jewellery was found in his bedroom. First sight of mature raider as the gang leave 8. Moments later he is believed to have let himself into the building using a set of keys, marking the start of the £14m raid. Today at court, Seed was found guilty, following a six-week trial at Woolwich Crown Court.
Hugh Doyle was found guilty of concealing, converting or transferring criminal property. In a case which has strikingly similar traits to the £60m heist in London, thieves targeted 294 security vaults during a break-in at the Volksbank in Steglitz, Berlin, in January 2013. Hatton Garden is famous for jewellery and the vault was used mainly by local jewellers and gold dealers. Police hunting the last remaining member of the safe deposit gang have arrested a 57-year-old man. Four other men aged 58 to 76, described as the ringleaders of the gang, pleaded guilty earlier. The prosecution says it was Seed who was captured on camera wearing a wig and a hat as he expertly disabled alarms at the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd complex that evening.
©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Those items were valued overall at £143,129. Hatton Garden, a four-part television serial, starring and , was due to be broadcast on from 11 December 2017, but was initially postponed until early 2018. Contents of 72 safety deposit boxes were taken from the firm in wheelie bins and bags during the raid. Perkins died in prison in February 2018, just a week after the ruling. It was not until Tuesday morning that detectives realised what had happened. He drives off 20 minutes later.
He places them on the floor by the fire door and waits for another gang member to come up. Seed travelled abroad three times after he was first photographed meeting Collins by a surveillance team in the weeks after the Hatton Garden burglary, while unknown to police. He was last seen walking away from Hatton Garden with a bin bag over his shoulder. Seed denies two charges of conspiracy to commit burglary and one charge of conspiracy to convert or transfer criminal property. Michael Seed, 58, was convicted for his part in the heist, which is believed to be one of the largest burglaries in English legal history. The entrance to Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Ltd at number 88—90, In April 2015, the Hatton Garden Safe Deposit Company, an underground facility in London's area, was burgled.
The court was told Basil then let the pair in through a fire escape. Mr Montana, wearing a baseball cap and trainers, brings up two red tool boxes. First sight of hit man used to carry booty out 22. But while most of the gang members were quickly identified, Basil remained a mystery, appearing to disappear completely. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's in accordance with our.