Two people arrested as police search Southsea for suspected robbers – BREAKING

TWO people have been arrested after a suspected robbery in Portsmouth – and police are currently out searching for two more suspects.

Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 5:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th February 2019, 6:39 pm
Police are searching Southsea after a report of a robbery in Broad Street, Old Portsmouth

Hampshire police were called to a robbery in progress in Broad Street, Old Portsmouth, at 5.30pm after it was reported four youths stole a bike lock from a male. 

Police have detained two people – whose ages are not yet known – and a spokeswoman has confirmed the incident is ongoing, with officers continuing to search the area. 

An eyewitness saw police driving behind ‘two men running’ on Southsea Common just before 6pm, with a number of police cars situated close to Castle Road. 

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Police are searching Southsea after a report of a robbery in Broad Street, Old Portsmouth

The police spokeswoman said the man who was robbed ‘appears to be uninjured’.