Boy, 16, arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and firearm possession
- Credit: Jessica June
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and possession of a firearm after a robbery at a shop in Sutton.
Police were called at 9.30pm last night (Monday December 13) to reports of a robbery at the One Stop shop in High Street.
"Armed police attended and arrested a 16-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted robbery and possession of a firearm." said a police spokesman.
"He remains in custody at Parkside Police Station."
One person who was in the shop when the attempted robbery happened said: "Me, my boyfriend and the staff are all okay.
"We are all shook up, as expected. It was a BB gun but this wasn't noticed at first.
"No harm was done to anyone or anything here."