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UPDATE: Man still in custody following knifepoint robberies in King's Lynn and Downham Market


By Lynn News Reporter


A man arrested following knifepoint robberies in King's Lynn and Downham Market yesterday morning (Thursday, January 11) is still in custody, police have confirmed.

Police said a man in his 20s was arrested in London last night and has been brought back to Norfolk for questioning.

Foresnic Services arrive on the scene at King's Lynn's JD store on Thursday morning
Foresnic Services arrive on the scene at King's Lynn's JD store on Thursday morning

This came after officers were called to JD Sports in Lynn High Street at about 9.55am after reports that a man had entered the store and threatened a female staff member with a knife before stealing trainers, gloves and clothing.

Shortly before 10.30am officers were called to Lynn Road in Downham after a man was robbed at knifepoint at a petrol station, in which the victim's Vauxhall Corsa was stolen.

Police confirmed they are not searching for anyone else in connection with the two robberies.



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