Hereford & Worcester

Redditch postman robbery: Man is arrested

A man has been arrested after a postman was forced on to his knees and robbed by a man armed with what is thought to have been a gun in Worcestershire.

The robbery happened in the Matchborough area of Redditch, in Worcestershire on Thursday morning as the postman was on his rounds.

A police spokesman said a man stole the postman's gold chain necklace.

A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and remains in custody where he is being questioned.

Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen anything suspicious at about 1115 BST outside Blackthorn Court, in Ryton Close, to contact them.

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