Two teens arrested after robbery at Calne garage

Police have arrested two 17-year-olds after a robbery at the Murco Petrol Station in Calne last night.

Two men entered the petrol station in Oxford Road at 9.30pm and ordered a female staff member to fill a bag with money and cigarettes.

One of the men was reportedly carrying a knife and both were masked.

They were seen running into a new housing estate opposite Dakota Drive shortly afterwards and around 10 officers began a search of the area, assisted by a police helicopter and dog handlers.

Officers arrested a teenagers after a search lasting around two hours and the second teenager was arrested this morning.

Both of the teenagers are from Calne and are in custody at Melksham Police Station. Police have CCTV images of the incident and are still investigating.

The front door of the petrol station was damaged during the robbery.


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