Arrest after Fraddon garage scratch card armed robbery

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.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Cornwall



Min. Night 17 °C


  • NS Savannah, 1962Nuclear dream

    The ship that totally failed to change the world

  • Espresso cup7 days quiz

    Which city serves the strongest cup of coffee?

  • Glasgow 2014 quaichs and medalsQuaich guide

    What do the Scottish gifts given to Games medallists symbolise?

  • Malaysian plane wreckage in UkraineFlight risk

    How odd is it for three planes to crash in eight days?

  • israel flagDos and don'ts

    Can you criticise Israel without being anti-Semitic?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.