Two youths arrested on suspicion of robbery in Littleover

Posted on 5th February 2016

This morning police arrested two suspects who are believed to be connected with a robbery of a taxi driver in the early hours.

The robbery happened on Bretton Avenue in Littleover at about 2.30am today (Friday February 5) when the taxi driver was threatened with a knife. Cash and two phones were stolen.

At around 8.30am this morning officers arrested two youths aged 15 and 16 in the Littleover area. A third suspect is still being sought after he ran off.

Police are appealing to anyone who was in the area of Bretton Avenue at 2.30 this morning and saw a silver Toyota Corolla Western taxi or three youths to contact them on 101, quoting incident number 53/05/02/16.

Anyone else with information can ring the police or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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