Five arrested over Gloucester newsagents armed robbery

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Three men, a woman and a boy have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a newsagents in Gloucester.

Police said three men in balaclavas and armed with a knife were believed to have entered the shop on Bristol Road on Monday night.

They stole cash from a till, tobacco and alcohol before leaving in a silver Ford Focus driven by a fourth person.

The arrested men are aged 20, 22, and 25. A 14-year-old boy and a 35-year-old woman are also being held.

A police spokesman said the woman was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to rob.

All five are currently being questioned by police, he said.

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