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Police arrest 17-year-old after Tesco robbery

A teenager is in custody on suspicion of robbery today following a speedy and co-ordinated response by Gloucestershire Constabulary. 

Officers were called to Tesco Metro on Mead Road, Abbeymead shortly after 9.20pm last night (Monday) following reports of a robbery.

It was reported that a teenager entered the supermarket before threatening employees with a weapon and leaving with a quantity of cash.

Officers were quick to attend and conducted searches of the area before locating and arresting a 17-year-old boy from Gloucester on suspicion of robbery.

A quantity of cash and a weapon were recovered as part of the arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting incident number 454 of August 24.

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