Man arrested in Gorleston after holding up pharmacy with ‘toy gun’

A police cordon was put in place around a property in Brundall. Picture: James Bass

A police cordon was put in place around a property in Brundall. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2012

A man has been arrested after a raid on a pharmacist with what has been described as a 'toy style gun'.

Police were called at just after 9am this morning (Thursday) to reports of an incident at a pharmacy in Magdalen Way, Gorleston.

A man went into the premises carrying a weapon - described to officers as 'a toy style gun' and demanded medication, before making off with it.

Specialist officers attended the scene as a precaution, and shortly afterwards arrested a man in his 20s.

He has since been taking to the Police Investigation Centre in Great Yarmouth, where he will be questioned later today.

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