Five men charged in connection with a smash-and-grab "burka raid" at Selfridges' Oxford Street store are due in court today.

Flying Squad officers investigating two robberies conducted by men dressed in burkas arrested the suspects during dawn raids on addresses in north London yesterday.

The men, aged 18 to 25, are accused of making off with £1.5million worth of luxury watches after posing as rich Middle Eastern women at the store in June.

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