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A 22-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Lakenheath armed robbery

PUBLISHED: 17:08 27 February 2016 | UPDATED: 20:26 28 February 2016

Police on Lakenheath High Street after an armed robbery on Lakenheath Pharmacy.

Police on Lakenheath High Street after an armed robbery on Lakenheath Pharmacy.

Police have arrested a man in connection with three armed robberies.

The 22-year-old was being sought by officers in connection with an incident at a pharmacy in Lakenheath, near Thetford, on February 26.

Police were called to Lakenheath Pharmacy, High Street, at 3.20pm following reports that a person had entered the shop, brandished a knife and demanded cash from staff.

A man from the Mildenhall area was arrested at an address in Lakenheath on suspicion of a trio of armed robberies in the Suffolk and Cambridge area. Police have taken the man into custody at Bury St Edmunds Police Investigation Centre.


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