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A burqa-clad gang led by the nephew of Birds of A Feather star Linda Robson has been jailed for a total of 64 years after stealing £1.5m of watches from Selfridges during a string of smash-and-grab raids.

Reece Dunford, 31, whose aunt is most famous for playing Tracey Stubbs in the hit TV sitcom, orchestrated £3m worth of daring heists across plush London stores, before using his glamorous model girlfriend to sell on some of the goods.

The notorious group threatened staff and customers with sledgehammers before smashing through some of London's most exclusive shops, netting high-value goods such as Prada handbags.


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