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Armed officers in Teignmouth following robbery

One person has been arrested

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a shop in Teignmouth yesterday evening [21 August]. 

They were called at 5pm to the ‘Rock n Fudge’ shop in the Triangle, with armed officers deployed to locate the offender.

A woman, thought to be white and in her 30s, entered the store and demanded money. 

Officers say one person has now been arrested. 

DI Alexandra Doughty said: “Thankfully, no one was injured in the incident.

“We have made one arrest and they are currently in police custody.

“We will be conducting further enquiries and searches today in and around the Teignbridge area and the public will see a higher police presence because of this.

“If you were in the area at the time and saw or heard anything suspicious, or you think you may be able to assist the police with their enquiries, please call 101 and quote reference number CR/75757/19.

“Alternatively if you wish to provide information anonymously please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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