Six boys in custody after street robbery

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have arrested of six boys following a street robbery on Church Street, Uttoxeter on January 4.

Officers swooped with warrants at addresses on Hill Close, Heath Road, Aston Lane, Meadow View and Lightfoot Road, Uttoxeter earlier today (Jan 10).

The boys, aged 13, 14, 16, 17 and two aged 15, were all arrested on suspicion of robbery.

All six remain in police custody and enquiries are on-going.

Sergeant Sally Bebbington from East Staffordshire Neighbourhood Policing Team, said: “Today’s arrests form part of an on-going strategy to tackle anti-social behaviour and related crimes in Uttoxeter and the surrounding areas.

“Offending of this nature will not be tolerated and we will take all necessary action to locate and arrest suspects.”