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Man arrested after armed robbery at Tesco Express in Bury St Edmunds




Police investigating an armed robbery at a Tesco Express in Bury St Edmunds have arrested a man in connection with the incident.

Police were called to Tesco Express, in Lawson Place, just after 5.50am this morning (Monday, March 23).

Two men with knives entered the building at around 5.30am, where they grabbed hold of and threatened members of staff, before stealing cash, two mobile phones and the key to a white Suzuki Alto (registration number AY64 VJD), which was then stolen from outside.

Police at scene of Tesco Express, in Lawson Place, Bury St Edmunds(32209673)
Police at scene of Tesco Express, in Lawson Place, Bury St Edmunds(32209673)

This afternoon officers arrested a 30-year-old man from Bury St Edmunds on suspicion of robbery and he has been taken to the Police Investigation Centre for questioning.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station, quoting reference 17558/20.

Visit www.suffolk.police.uk/contact-us/existing-report-update


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