Man arrested after attempted armed robbery in Carlisle
Last updated at 11:41, Monday, 26 May 2014
A man has been arrested following an attempted armed robbery in Cumbria.
Police were called to One Stop in Newtown Road, Carlisle, at 9.42am today after a masked man entered the store and threatened staff with a hammer.
However he made off empty-handed.
Officers, including a dog handler, were scrambled to the scene in a bid to trace the suspect.
Shortly after, a 37-year-old man from Carlisle was arrested on suspicion of attempted armed robbery.
Police are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 101.
First published at 11:38, Monday, 26 May 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk
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