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Man, 18, held over Saltcoats travel agents robbery

A teenager has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a travel agents in North Ayrshire.

Two men, wearing crash helmets, raided the Thomas Cook branch in Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, on 24 August.

They threatened staff with what appeared to be a firearm before making off on a motorbike with a five-figure sum of cash.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested over the raid. He is expected to appear at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court later.

No-one was injured during the robbery.

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