Detectives investigating a robbery at a Burntwood bookmakers have today (Tuesday) arrested a man.

The robbery happened at Ladbrokes at Cannock Road, Sankey’s Corner, at around 9.15pm on Thursday, 24 May.

The 50-year-old was arrested in the Smethwick area of the West Midlands on suspicion of robbery. He has been taken to Burton police station where he will be interviewed.

Inquiries are ongoing and anyone with information should ring Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 795 of 24 May. Alternatively, they can ring independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

Officers would like to thank the media and members of the public for their assistance with the investigation.