Police of Great Britain report significant find in chase for loot in record cash robbery

Police investigating Britain 's largest cash robbery said Monday they had made another "significant find" in the past 24 hours.

Michael Fuller, chief constable of Kent Police, gave no details of the latest find, but he said that more than 11 million pounds had been recovered so far of the 53 million pounds (US$92 million; 78 million euros) that robbers stole from the Securitas Cash Management warehouse in Tonbridge.

Of the total recovered, about 9 million pounds (13,1 million US$15.8 million) was found in an auto repair yard in southeast London .

Five people so far have been charged with offenses including conspiracy to rob, kidnapping and handling stolen goods.

Since the robbery on Feb. 22, Fuller said police had seized more than 3,500 items, taken more than 300 witness statements, searched at least 20 premises in addition and confiscated a number of vehicles, reports the AP.

D.M.

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