Two arrests after knifepoint robbery

Officers made two arrests following a swift response to a knife-point robbery.

A 33-year-old man had a mobile phone, bank card and cash taken from him by two men with knives in Fox Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, at around 4.15pm yesterday (3 December).

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Police were quickly on the scene and took a description of the offenders and within minutes arrested a 19-year-old man in Langton Court, Sutton-in-Ashfield on suspicion of robbery.

A mobile phone, bank card and cash were recovered. He was also arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm in connection with an assault on a 23-year-old man in Commercial Gate, Mansfield, at around 8.50am on 16 November.

Another 19-year-old man was also arrested later in the evening on suspicion of robbery in connection with the Fox Street incident.

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