Police arrest suspects within 30 minutes after balaclava-clad men stage robbery at a Rugby petrol station

Sharp detective skills saw Rugby officers arrest two suspects within half an hour following a robbery at a petrol station.

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At 7am on Sunday, May 8, two men wearing balaclavas reportedly staged a robbery at a petrol station on Hillmorton Road, stealing cash and cigarettes.

Police arrived on scene and the officers’ enquiries at the petrol station saw them make their way to a nearby house and arrest two men on suspicion of robbery within half an hour.

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The men, aged 32 and 35, were later bailed while officers continue their enquiries.

Police are now asking for anyone with information to come forward and assist with the investigation.

A spokesperson for Warwickshire Police said: “Anyone with information that could help police with their ongoing enquiries can call 101 quoting incident 71 of 8 May 2022. “Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”