Derby

Swadlincote bookmakers robbery: man arrested

Police investigating an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Derbyshire have arrested a man.

Staff at Ladbrokes on High Street in Swadlincote were threatened with what is believed to have been a handgun on 2 August.

The robber was given cash from the till and left at about 12:20 BST. Three customers were in the shop at the time, but no-one was hurt.

A 48-year-old man has been taken into custody and is being questioned.

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