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Teenager arrested following Nottinghamshire street robbery

A suspect has been arrested after a man was reportedly threatened with violence before being robbed of cash during a street robbery.

The incident happened in Main Street, Blidworth, at around 5.30 pm on Sunday (20 August 2023).

The victim wasn’t hurt but the suspect went through his bag and stole a quantity of cash before running off.

Following inquiries, including checking CCTV footage, officers arrested a 19-year-old man on Monday on suspicion of robbery. He remains in custody.

Detective Sergeant Jackie Price, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a distressing incident which left the victim feeling shaken and scared after he was approached in the street.

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“Robbery is totally unacceptable and as a force, we take it incredibly seriously.

“We will investigate reports and always strive to put suspects before the courts.”

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