Teens arrested following Mansfield shop robbery

Ling Forest News police scene.
Ling Forest News police scene.

TWO 17-year-old boys have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a newsagents in Mansfield.

The offenders entered Ling Forest Newsagents, in Ling Forest Court, just before 1pm on Tuesday (5th February).

They assaulted the shopkeeper before fleeing with cigarettes and alcohol.

The victim suffered minor injuries and was shaken by the incident. No one else was injured.

The arrested pair remain in police custody, where they will be questioned by detectives today (Friday 8th February).