Man arrested following robbery at Hanley newsagents

The other day we reported that Staffordshire Police are investigating a shop robbery where a woman in her eighties was pushed to the floor. We can now report that Staffordshire Police have made a further arrest.

The robbery took place at around 6.30am on Tuesday (3 September) at AJ and J Newsagents on Lichfield Street. Cash and cigarettes were taken.

The woman received minor injuries.

A 27-year-old man of no fixed address, has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and is in custody.

Earlier a 28-year-old man, of no fixed address, who was also arrested on suspicion of robbery, has been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident number 81 of 3 September. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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