Manchester

Man held over Rusholme armed robberies

A man has been arrested after eight armed robberies over a two-week period in Manchester.

The gunpoint robberies, which took place in Rusholme, started on 15 November. The last one was reported on Sunday.

A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said that it had arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the robberies.

He added that the man remained in custody for questioning.

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