West Midlands Police have today confirmed that a man was arrested following a robbery at a Northfield newsagent’s shop yesterday evening.

Police were called just after 7.30pm last night (Tuesday 8th April) to reports of a robbery at the shop on Bristol Road South, close to Northfield Pool and Fitness Centre.

A shop worker received minor cuts to his hand and head.

A 43-year-old Wolverhampton man was arrested last night in connection with the robbery and remained in custody this morning. 

Update 11/4/14 Central Motorway Police Group have tweeted that a man arrested on the M42 following this robbery has been charged with 2 counts of robbery, 2 attempted robbery, drink driving and possession of a weapon and has been remanded in custody.

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