believe a “substantial” amount of cash has been stolen from a security van at London
Heathrow Airport in the second major robbery there in a little over a month.
spokeswoman for London’s Metropolitan Police says that two men carried out a
raid on a security van at Heathrow at around 07:30 this morning, but is
revealing little else about the circumstances of the robbery or the flight on
which the cash originated.
is believed a substantial amount of cash has been taken,” she says, noting that
police were alerted to the heist after the driver of the van was later released
robbery comes a little over month after thieves stole an estimated $5 million
from a British Airways security vehicle at Heathrow on 11 February. The police
spokeswoman says of a link between the two raids: “We are aware of the
similarities, but are retaining an open mind on this.”
operator BAA is not commenting at the moment beyond the police statement.