Man arrested after robber used broken bottle to threaten staff at Colchester Golden News

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Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at a shop in Maldon Road, Colchester.

Officers arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of robbery at around 12.20am today (Friday, August 18). He remains in custody for questioning.

At around 2.50pm on Wednesday, August 16, a man walked into the Golden News shop and threatened a member of staff with a broken bottle before demanding cash from the till.

He then fled the scene with a three-figure sum of cash.

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