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Robbers steal cash box from delivery driver at Tesco Express

Police arrested two suspects within an hour of a cash-in-transit robbery at a petrol station.

A man threatened a delivery driver at Tesco Express in Green Lane, Clifton, before taking a cash box from him. He then fled on a bicycle.

It happened just after 6 am today Thursday 5 August 2021.

Officers swiftly responded and searched the area. Information was then received about suspicious activity at an address in Glapton Lane in Clifton.

Police forced entry to a property and arrested two men inside shortly before 7am.

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Two men, aged 30 and 35, are now being questioned on suspicion of robbery while their enquiries continue.

Detective Sergeant Franco Guddemi, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “While no-one was hurt during this robbery and no weapons were seen it would undoubtedly have been a frightening ordeal for the victim.

“Thankfully we were able to arrest two suspects within an hour of this incident being reported to us and our enquiries are ongoing to understand the full circumstances.

“I’d like to thank those people who contacted us with information which helped us secure these arrests and I’d urge anyone who saw what happened or who may have any CCTV, dash-cam or mobile phone footage which could assist us with our investigation.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 86 of 5 August, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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