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Man arrested in Plymouth after armed robbery

By This is Devon  |  Posted: September 20, 2012

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Detectives looking for a raider who threatened staff at a Cornish petrol station with a handgun have arrested a man in Plymouth.

Police said that a masked man entered the Shell garage just off the A30 at Fraddon on Monday night.

He threatened staff with a handgun before fleeing with a quantity of scratch cards.

Armed police and the force helicopter scoured the scene but nobody was arrested at the time.

A force spokesman said: "A man has been arrested by officers in the Plymouth area and he is due to be questioned by detectives from Newquay later today.

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