Teenage girl arrested after Barton Street incident

A TEENAGE girl has been arrested following a report of an attempted robbery in a shop yesterday (Wednesday, November 2).

The incident happened in a premises in Barton Street, Gloucester at around 10.15pm.

A girl entered the shop, carrying a knife, and threatened the shopkeeper, demanding that she hand over money from the till.

She then assaulted her before leaving the shop.

Officers would like to speak to anybody who may have seen anything suspicious in the area at the time.

They are particularly keen to speak to two customers who were in the shop at the time of the incident as well as anybody who was on the road outside.

The girl is described as being white and had her hair in a ponytail.

She was wearing a black jacket, black leggings and a grey hooded top.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gloucestershire Constabulary through the website, quoting incident 446 of 2 November:

A 16-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and remains in police custody while enquiries continue.

Did you know you can report information anonymously through the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers?

Reporting is completely anonymous and you may be eligible for a reward of up to £1000.

You can call 0800 555 111 or report information online.

More information can be found here: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously

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