Heavy Showers

Heavy Showers

max temp: 3°C

min temp: 2°C


Three arrested after robbers threatened Suffolk shop staff with metal pole to face ‘no further action’

PUBLISHED: 16:32 28 March 2018 | UPDATED: 19:58 28 March 2018

The Spar store in Barningham was robbed and staff threatened with a metal pole. Picture: ARCHANT

The Spar store in Barningham was robbed and staff threatened with a metal pole. Picture: ARCHANT

Three people arrested following a robbery at a west Suffolk convenience store, in which staff were said to have been threatened with a metal pole, will face no further action, police said.

The robbery happened at about 10pm on Wednesday, March 21, at the Spar in Church Road, Barningham, north of Bury St Edmunds.

A man was reported to have entered the store wielding a metal pole and demanding money and alcohol from staff. He was said to have left with cash and three bottles of Jack Daniels whiskey.

A 22-year-old man from the Bury St Edmunds area; a 25-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, both from the Diss area, were released under investigation. Police confirmed today they no further action will be taken against them.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact West CID at Bury St Edmunds Police Station on 101 quoting reference 15240/18. Alternatively contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Investigations are continuing following a fatal house fire in Yoxford, near the Suffolk coast, this morning.

Brave neighbours who tried to save a person who died in a house fire were forced to abort their rescue attempts after being beaten back by thick, black smoke.

Find out how long criminals of East Anglia will spend behind bars with our jailed round-up.

A “middle ground” has been proposed in a long-running dispute over who controls an iconic harbour after a strong public backlash against plans to resolve the issue.

Greater Anglia’s first new “bimode” diesel and electric train for rural routes has ventured out on to the region’s rail network for the first time.

The UK’s tallest bird, the common crane, is returning to wetlands in the region thanks to the success of conservation projects.

From subtle Santa hats to tricky gingerbread men Ipswich nail technician Chelsea Scarlett has done them all.

Most read

Hot Jobs

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24