Two Arrested Following Bridgnorth Supermarket Robbery
Officers were quickly on the scene after West Mercia Police control room received a report at 9.52pm of a robbery at the Co-op in Lodge Lane.
They located two men at or near the premises, arresting them on suspicion of robbery. A quantity of cash was recovered and a blue Vauxhall Astra thought to belong to the suspects, was found nearby.
Staff in the store were threatened but no-one was seriously hurt.
The two men, aged 24 and 19, from the Birmingham area, are in custody with Staffordshire Police.
Shropshire's police commander, Superintendent James Tozer, said today: "Two suspects were arrested within a few minutes of the robbery.
"They are being questioned at a police station in Staffordshire as part of a regional investigation, led by Staffordshire Police, which also includes West Mercia, Warwickshire and West Midlands forces."
Police have also issued a witness appeal following last night's incident. They want to hear from anyone in the Lodge Lane area prior to 10pm who spotted suspicious activity which might be related. Contact Bridgnorth police station on 101 or the anonymous Crimestoppers charity by calling 0800 555 111.