Havant man bailed by police after axe-wielding robber raids two Co-op stores

A MAN arrested in connection with two robberies at Co-op stores has been bailed.

Friday, 2nd August 2019, 3:04 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd August 2019, 3:04 pm
Police have bailed a man arrested in connection with two robberies across Purbrook and Emsworth last month

The 39-year-old from Havant has been released on conditional bail.

It comes after raids at the Co-op in Southleigh Road, Emsworth, on Wednesday, and a robbery at the Co-op in London Road, Purbrook, on July 22.

During the Purbrook raid its alleged a suspect wearing a mask and armed with an axe entered the branch at about 9.30pm and threatened staff before fleeing the store with a sum of cash.

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Police have bailed a man arrested in connection with two robberies across Purbrook and Emsworth last month