Shrewsbury knife robbery: Man arrested

A 28-year-old man has been arrested following a knife robbery at a shop in Shropshire, police have said.

It happened at the Spar store in Conway Drive, Shrewsbury, shortly before 23:00 BST on Monday.

West Mercia Police said a hooded man walked into the shop, threatened staff with a knife and demanded money before running off with about £140.

A man was arrested in the town about an hour after the incident and is being held in custody, a spokesman said.

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