Four arrested over teen robbery

FOUR people, including a 17-year-old girl, have been arrested in connection with robbing a 13-year-old and an attempting to rob two more teenagers on the same night.

James Mortlock

FOUR people, including a 17-year-old girl, have been arrested in connection with robbing a 13-year-old and an attempting to rob two more teenagers on the same night.

Detectives made the arrests in Haverhill and Cambridge on Friday in relation to the incidents in Haverhill on October 4.

A police spokesman said the four - a 22-year-old man from Cambridge, the girl aged 17 and an 18-year-old man and a 21-year-old man, all from Haverhill, were taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Station for questioning.


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He said the girl had been arrested on suspicion of handling stolen property while the other three were arrested on suspicion of robbery.

The arrests were in connection with the robbery of the 13-year-old boy in Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, at 10.10pm on October 4 and the attempted robbery of two 17-year-old boys in Strasbourg Square, Haverhill, at around 10pm on the same evening.

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On Saturday, the 18-year-old was given bail to attend Bury police station on November 10. The other three were bailed Bury police station on December 2.

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