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Man arrested in connection with robbery

A man has been arrested after there was a robbery at Harlescott Fuel Station in Shrewsbury.

UPDATE 08/03/2019

A 27 year man has been arrested and released under investigation.


Police investigating a robbery at a fuel station in Shrewsbury have released an image of a man they'd like to trace.

Around 4pm yesterday (Sunday 3 March) a man went into the store at Harlescott fuel station and demanded cash from a member of staff. It's believed he was in possession of what appeared to be a knife.

He made off with a small quantity of cash.

The member of staff was not injured but was left shaken by the incident.

Officers are keen to speak to the man pictured as he was in the store at the time and may have information that can help police with enquiries.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 464s 030319.

ISSUED: 3.45pm 04/03/19 EH


(note to media - please note the image should now be removed from publication).

Published 08/03/19