'Gang of morons': Police on the hunt for bumbling burglars in Melbourne

Police are hunting a gang of bumbling burglars who tried to smash their way through a jewellery store in Melbourne.

Described as a “gang of morons”, the three men in masks and gloves tried to break into a Doncaster East jewellery store in broad daylight in June.

For two minutes the men are seen smashing a glass door with hammers while terrified staff hide in a backroom.

The glass would not break. Source: 7 News
The glass would not break. Source: 7 News

The door withstood about 50 blows but would not break.

Eventually the trio gave up and fled in a dark grey Toyota Camry.

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Police are yet to catch the men.

Anyone with information that might assist police is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the online reporting page.