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Boys arrested after 'gunpoint robbery bid' in Brokes Way in Tunbridge Wells

29 July 2014
by Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

Three boys have been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted robbery in Tunbridge Wells at gunpoint.

Police were called to Brokes Way after a report two teenage boys had been threatened with what appeared to be a firearm. 

Officers have since arrested three youths - all aged under 16 - and have retrieved an imitation firearm, described as an antique musket.

Three youths have been arrested following a report of an attempted robbery in Tunbridge Wells

Three youths have been arrested following a report of an attempted robbery in Tunbridge Wells

 

A police spokesman said: "All three suspects have been bailed further pending enquiries until Thursday, September 11." 

Apart from a soft drink which one of the victims was carrying, nothing else was reported stolen in the incident at about 6pm on Friday.

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