Robberies in Annesley and Sutton are linked, says police

Nottinghamshire police are treating two robberies in Annesley and Sutton as linked.

Thursday, 21st March 2019, 2:05 pm
Updated Thursday, 21st March 2019, 2:13 pm
Co-op onSkegby Road, Annesley Woodhouse.

Police were called to Tesco Express on Mansfield Road, Sutton, at 12.35pm on Wednesday, March 20, after receiving reports of a robbery.

Police were called later that day to an "armed robbery" at a Co-op on Skegby Road, Annesley Woodhouse at 3.40pm.

Cigarettes were taken on both occasions.

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Co-op onSkegby Road, Annesley Woodhouse.

A police spokeswoman said: "We were called to reports of two robberies at shops in the Ashfield area yesterday.

"A quantity of cigarettes were taken during both incidents.

"A 37-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of theft and robbery. He remains in police custody."