Man arrested after Lincoln newsagents robbery

A local man has been arrested after a Lincoln shop was robbed of cash on Wednesday.

The incident happened at around 7.50pm on October 9, at the Oasis newsagents on Ripon Street, at the corner with Sincil Bank.

The offender entered the shop, threatened the staff and then left with a quantity of cash, police said.

Lincolnshire Police later arrested a 33-year-old man in connection with the incident.

The man has been bailed pending further enquiries until November 6.

Police are asking anyone with any information on the incident to get in touch with them on 101, quoting incident number 416 of October 9, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.