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Update: Arrests made in connection to armed robbery – Prescot, Merseyside



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Two men have been arrested in connection to the investigation into an armed robbery in the Prescot station car park on 28 January. The robbery happened at approximately 2.45pm where a G4S worker was threatened by a masked man with a hammer, a quantity of cash was taken during the incident. 

A 35 year-old man from Knowsley and a 34-year-old man from Huyton were each arrested on suspicion of robbery and theft of a motor vehicle. Both men have since been released under police investigation while enquiries continue.

Detectives investigating the robbery are continuing to appeal for information and are looking to speak to any witnesses who saw a five door silver VW Polo acting suspiciously in the vicinity of Prescot railway station, before, during or after the robbery took place.  

If you haven’t spoken with police, you cant contact BTP by calling 0800 40 50 40 or by sending a text to 61016 or quoting reference 305 of 28/01/2019. Or you can ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.   

The media and public are thanked for their help in sharing this appeal.

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