Arrest made after two knife-point robberies in Clacton-on-Sea

High waters are expected at Clacton at 11.58pm. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

High waters are expected at Clacton at 11.58pm. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

A man has been arrested in connection with two armed robberies in Clacton-on-Sea.

Police received a call at 12.35pm on Saturday about a knife-point robbery in Best One, High Street, and then a report of another knife-point robbery in Coral, Station Road, at 5.20pm the same day.

In each incident, the offender left with a three-figure sum of cash.

No-one was injured as a result of the robberies, a spokesman for Essex Police said.

Officers arrested a 37-year-old man from Clacton-on-Sea in Pier Avenue at around 10.15pm on Saturday in connection with the robberies and he remains in custody for questioning.


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