Two arrested after cigarette raiders threaten shop staff

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Two people have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after masked men threatened staff and customers and stole cigarettes from a shop in Ilkeston.

The One Stop shop, in Charlotte Street, was targeted at 10.50pm on Friday, August 15 by three men.

The offenders stole a large amount of cigarettes before driving off towards Nottingham.

Two people – a 33-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy – were arrested on suspicion of robbery and have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Witnesses or anyone with information on the incident should call Derbyshire police on 101, quoting crime reference 34487/14.