York police arrest 19 year old in connection with armed robbery

3 Sep 2014 @ 2.10 pm
| Crime

macraes-york
Scene of the crime… MacRae’s shop
Detectives have arrested a York man on suspicion of armed robbery.

The arrest of the 19-year-old man is in connection with a raid on MacRae’s First Stop shop on Huntington Road in York, which happened on Thursday, August 28.

Two women at the shop were threatened by the raider who was brandishing a handgun.

The arrested man is currently in police custody.

Anyone who can help police with their investigation should contact York CID on 101, select option 2 and ask for Mike Avison.

Or you can email information to [email protected].

For those who would prefer to remain anonymous, Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555111.