Knife used to threaten Swadlincote shopkeeper during robbery
A SHOPKEEPER was threatened with a knife during a robbery in South Derbyshire.
Two men walked into Yates Convenience Store, in Union Road, Swadlincote, at 8.30pm last night.
One of them produced a knife and the pair then demanded the worker open the till.
They then reached inside and took cash as well as cigarettes.
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Investigating officers viewed CCTV of the offence provided by the shop and two men, aged 33 and 24 and both from Newhall, were arrested at a house shortly afterwards.
They are this morning in custody being questioned about the alleged offence.
Inspector Paul Cannon, who is in charge of policing in South Derbyshire, said: "The fact that this shopkeeper was threatened with a knife is of concern to us.
"We have recovered some cash and goods at the house where the two men were arrested."