A TEENAGER has been arrested after staff at a newsagents in Reading were held at knifepoint during a robbery.

The arrest comes after the newsagents on Orts Road, Reading, was stormed by a robber at around 4.20pm, on Monday, April 13.

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Officers said the attacker threatened the store-owner with a knife as he was stood behind the shop till.

Despite the threats, the store manager refused to give him the till but the robber managed to take it and flee the scene.

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A spokesman for Thames Valley Police said: "An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of a controlled drug of class B.

"He has been bailed until May 14."