Arrest made in connection with robbery in Stevenage
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A man has been arrested by police in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Stevenage.
The incident occurred in Bedwell Crescent, at just before 6.50am on Thursday 14 December.
It is alleged that a member of staff at McColl’s newsagents was threatened into handing over cash.
An investigation was launched by the Stevenage Local Crime Unit and a 44-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Thursday 21 December). He has been bailed while enquiries continue.
Detective Constable Darren Lomax, from the Stevenage Local Crime Unit, said: “Although an arrest has now been made, our enquiries are ongoing and I am continuing to appeal for anyone with information to please get in touch.
“If you live nearby and have CCTV or a doorbell camera fitted, please check any footage recorded just before or after the incident, to see if it has captured a male going past.
“If you have any other information at all, please get in touch.”
Anyone with information is asked to please contact DC Lomax by email.
You can also report information online, speak to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/99645/23.
Alternatively, you can stay 100% anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form.