Cornwall

Arrest after Fraddon garage scratch card armed robbery

  • 20 September 2012
  • From the section Cornwall

A man has been arrested by police investigating an armed robbery in Cornwall.

The robber, believed to be armed with a gun, made off with a handful of scratch cards from the Shell garage at Fraddon on Monday night. No-one was injured.

After the incident, at about 22:30 BST, armed officers and the force helicopter were involved in a search.

Police said a 23-year-old man was arrested in Plymouth and was to be questioned by officers from Newquay.

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