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Armed police arrest suspected robber in Mile Cross after Co-op incident

PUBLISHED: 08:19 13 July 2018 | UPDATED: 16:22 13 July 2018

Armed police at Burges Road in Mile Cross. Picture: Archant

Armed police at Burges Road in Mile Cross. Picture: Archant

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A man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery following an incident which happened in Norwich earlier this week.

At approximately 8.30pm on Monday 9 July 2018 a man entered the co-op on Woodgrove Parade, Catton Grove Road. He lifted his coat revealing what is believed to be the handle of a firearm before threatening the shop assistant and making off with a quantity of cash.

Following police enquiries a suspect was identified and specialist units, including armed officers, attended an address on Burges Rd, Norwich, today.

A man aged in his 40s and from the Norwich area was arrested in connection with the incident and has been taken to Wymondham PIC for questioning.

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