Man held after robbery

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A 35-year-old man from Southsea who was arrested after a botched knife-point robbery remained in custody today.

The man is suspected of trying to rob the Mini Market, in Copnor Road.

The raider was fought off by the store manager and a passing member of the public at around 7.05pm on Tuesday.

Anyone with any information should contact Detective Constable Jim Wells at Fratton CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.