Arrests made after alleged knifepoint robbery in Netherfield

 Arrests made after alleged knifepoint robbery in Netherfield
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Two suspects have been arrested in connection with an alleged knife-point robbery in Netherfield.

Two victims travelled to the Netherfield area in a car after arranging to sell a designer bag, belonging to one of them, via social media.

The pair were told to park on Manvers Street.

Two suspects then reportedly approached their car, threatened them with a flick knife and demanded their property before making off with the bag as well as cash, a wallet and a gold ring.

No-one was injured during the incident which happened at around 7pm on Wednesday (17 June 2020).

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Police have made arrests this morning

Police said that two men, both aged 23, were arrested this morning (June 22) on suspicion of robbery and being concerned in the production of cannabis.

Following the arrests, made by the Operation Reacher Team and Gedling South Neighbourhood Policing Team, Nottinghamshire Police’s dedicated Robbery Team is continuing with the investigation.

Detective Sergeant Karl Thomas, of the Robbery Team, said: “These arrests were made thanks to some great teamwork by Nottinghamshire Police’s Op Reacher Team and the Gedling South Neighbourhood Policing Team.

“Our enquiries into this distressing incident are ongoing and we’re urging anyone who saw anything suspicious or who has any other information which could aid us in our investigation to please call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 730 of 17 June 2020, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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