A man was arrested this morning in connection with a robbery at the One Stop shop in Warminster, yesterday.

Today, February 6, at about 11.30am, Police received a second report of an armed robbery at the One Stop shop in Westbury, when a man allegedly went into the store, in Queens Road, with his face covered and carrying a knife.

Money was taken from the till and the man left in a vehicle.
Descriptions of the offender and the vehicle were passed to officers who attended the scene and area searches started.

A 21-year-old man was detained in Frogmore Road and arrested in connection with today’s incident. He was taken to Melksham custody for questioning.

Det Sgt Joe Saunders said: “While it is too early to say if these two incidents are linked, the circumstances and descriptions given are similar, and this is one line of enquiry we will be further investigating.

“Fortunately, the staff members were not injured in today’s incident, but they are understandably shaken up and upset.”

Anyone with information should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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