More than £10,000 stolen in robbery at Thetford business

Crime news
Crime news

More than £10,000 was stolen during a robbery at a business in Thetford.

A man entered the premises, in Market Place, at about 8am on Monday, April 10 and threatened an employee before demanding money.

More than £10,000 was taken from the safe and he fled the scene.

The member of staff was uninjured.

A man, aged in his 20s and from the Thetford area, was arrested on suspicion of drug offences, possession of a knife in a public place and robbery following a stop-search in the town.

He has been released from custody but remains under investigation.

Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or noticed a man acting suspiciously in the area. Those with information should call Thetford CID on 101.