Two arrested after knifepoint robbery in Scarborough

Two men have been arrested after a knifepoint robbery in Scarborough yesterday.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 12:16 pm

Cash was stolen during the theft from the Premier shop on North Marine Road yesterday evening.

Police said staff were left understandably shaken but were not hurt.

Officers were called at 7pm and said two suspects had been detained by 9pm.

The robbery took place yesterday; Sunday April 25.

A local man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of robbery and a local man in his 30s was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.

They remain in police custody while enquiries continue today.

Detectives are urging any witnesses who have yet to come forward, or anyone who has found a discarded jacket in the vicinity of Castle Road or Queen Street, to get in touch by calling 101, selecting option two and asking for Scarborough CID.

People should quote incident number 12210105830 when sharing information.

Information can also be passed on anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.