Suspects in Old Town robbery.

FOUR men arrested on suspicion of assaulting an Old Town shopkeeper and stealing beer and wine have been released after questioning.

The Warwick men, aged 17, 17, 21 and 23 spent the night in police custody after they were arrested when police stopped a vehicle near junction 14 of the M40.

The arrests followed an attack on a shopkeeper at Johnny’s Supermarket in Shrubland Street, south Leamington on Tuesday at 10.50pm.

Police are hoping to hear from a woman believed to have intervened when the incident spilled out into the streetm but who drove off before officers arrived.

The shopkeeper was treated at Warwick Hospital for shock and cuts and bruises.

Anyonw with information should contact Det Sgt Ben Smith in the local investigation team on 415000 extension 4297 voicemail 11618 or can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.