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Two arrested in connection with sledgehammer robbery at Derby shop

Posted on 19th November 2014

Two men were arrested on suspicion of robbery after cash and scratch cards were stolen from a shop in Derby.

Police were called to Select and Save supermarket in Kedleston Street after reports that two men had robbed the store, using a sledgehammer to threaten staff and damage a counter.

The incident happened at about 9.30pm on Monday, November 17. No one was hurt in the robbery, but cash and a number of scratch cards were taken.

Two men, aged 28 and 29, were arrested on suspicion of robbery yesterday (18th) and remain in police custody.

Officers investigating the offence want witnesses or anyone with information to call them on 101, quoting crime reference 48974/14.

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