Two arrested in connection with robbery in St Helens Town Centre
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Detectives have arrested two males on suspicion of robbery following an incident in St Helens town centre last month.
At around 7.30pm on Saturday 10 July, a 15-year-old boy and his friend were sat in Church Square when they were approached by males on pushbikes. One of the suspects made threats towards the victims while in possession of a bike seat and stole his phone before making off.
Following CCTV and other enquiries, two males have now been arrested on suspicion of robbery and were taken into custody for questioning.
A 17-year-old male from Stoneycroft and a 19-year-old male from Haydock have been conditionally bailed pending further enquiries.
Detective Chief Inspector Simon Vaughan said: “We are pleased that two people have been arrested on suspicious of this offence, and our investigation continues.
“If you witnessed the incident and have yet to come forward, do so and we will keep taking positive action to target those we suspect are responsible for all such offences.”
If you have any information on robbery or other crime in your area, please contact us directly via @MerPolCC on Twitter, 'Merseyside Police Contact Centre' on Facebook, or by calling 101.
Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or report online at https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously. Always call 999 if a crime is in progress.