Officers on patrol make three arrests for suspected robbery in Tamworth

Wednesday, 13th January 2021

STAFFORDSHIRE Police have said that officers on a proactive patrol intervened in a suspected robbery in Tamworth on Monday.

The incident took place in Hawksworth, Glascote Heath, at around 1430 GMT on Monday, January 11.

On Monday, Staffordshire Police arrested a 14-year-old boy on suspicion of attempted robbery and a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of robbery and possession of a Class A drug. Both were later released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Meanwhile a 17-year-old male was arrested earlier yesterday morning on suspicion of attempted robbery.

Chief Inspector Paul Talbot, of Tamworth Neighbourhood Policing Team, said:

“Response and local officers regularly patrol Tamworth on a proactive basis and on this occasion were definitely in the right area, coming across the incident in progress. I would ask any witnesses to come forward as the investigation continues.”

You can pass information to Staffordshire Police by calling 101, via their website or via their Facebook or Twitter pages quoting incident number 0385 of January 11.

You can also report information about crime by contacting the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Here at Tamworth Informed, we want to say a huge thank you to all NHS Staff, Care Workers, Emergency Service Workers, Shop Staff and anyone else helping to keep us safe, healthy, fed, watered or connected to vital services during this difficult of the 3rd National Lockdown. Please stay safe and look after each other.

On 4 January the Prime Minister announced that England was to enter a National Lockdown, meaning that we should all stay at home. 

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> Stay 2 metres apart from anyone not in your household or bubble.

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