Man arrested after armed robbery in Leicester

Police arresting suspect in Leicester
Image caption A man was arrested by Leicestershire police after the robbery

A 47-year-old man has been arrested after an armed robbery at a building society in Leicester.

The raid happened at the Nationwide on Horsefair Street at 17:00 BST on Tuesday, when a man threatened staff with what was thought to be a handgun.

A quantity of cash was handed over during the raid, but no-one was injured.

Leicestershire Police have appealed for anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area at the time to contact them.

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