Rugby robbery update: man arrested

Police
Police

Police investigating a robbery in Rugby early yesterday morning (Sunday) have arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with the incident.

The man is currently in custody where he is being questioned.

Officers are still appealing for witnesses to the incident, which happened at Maddens newsagents in Hillmorton Road at about 5.15am.

A member of staff suffered bruising to the face when he was assaulted by two men who made off with cash and cigarettes.

Officers are aware that there were customers present after the attack and would like them to make contact as soon as possible as they may have valuable information.

Anyone with information which would help with the investigation is asked to call Warwickshire Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or through their website www.crimestoppers-uk.org quoting incident 61 of 13 November.