Police investigate attempted shop robbery in York

26 Apr 2013 @ 2.26 pm
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Issued by North Yorkshire Police

Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery at a convenience store in York.

The incident happened at the Premier Stop Gap on Beckfield Lane at about 7.05pm on Thursday 25 April 2013.

Two youths wearing face coverings entered the shop and demanded cash from staff members

However, the staff refused to hand over any money and they made off on foot.

Officers were alerted to the scene and arrested one suspect nearby at 7.25pm. The second suspect was arrested at 9.40pm.

Following questioning in custody, they were released on police bail to allow for further investigation.

Witnesses or anyone with information that could assist the investigation, are urged to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for Mark Skelton. Or email [email protected].

If you would prefer not to give your name, please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference number 12130065728.

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