A man working in a jewellers in Richmond who was assaulted as the shop was robbed has died.

Police were called to a jewellers on Kew Road shortly before 3pm on Saturday (May 25).

Two unarmed men entered the shop and assaulted the member of staff before stealing multiple high-value watches.

On Sunday, May 26, police were made aware of the man’s death.

His death is being investigated by Surrey Police and is not being treated as suspicious.

Police ask that his family’s privacy is respected and that videos of CCTV footage from the robbery are not shared on social media.

It has been confirmed that there have been no arrests in relation to the robbery.

A Met Police spokesman said: “We are aware of the death of a man in Surrey on Sunday, 26 May.

“This is being investigated by officers from Surrey Police and is not being treated as suspicious at this time.

“The man’s next of kin have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers.

“The man who died was the victim of a robbery at a jewellers in Richmond on Saturday 25 May.

“We ask that the privacy of his family is respected at this difficult time and moving CCTV footage of the incident involving the victim is not shared on social media.”

A spokesperson for Surrey Police said: “Officers were called to a location in Shepperton on Sunday, 26 May shortly after 8.15pm following a report of a concern for safety.

“A man in his 20s was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

“His next of kin are aware and are being supported.

“Enquiries are still ongoing, but his death is not thought to be suspicious.”

Police ask that anyone with information contact them on X @MetCC or 101 and quote CAD4555/25May.

To give information anonymously, you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.