TWO men have been arrested after a shop burglary saw a victim threatened with a Stanley knife on Saturday. 

At about 7.25am on Saturday, August 15, a 15-year-old boy was in Swallowfield Parish Stores and post office on The Street, when he was approached by two men. 

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One of the men threatened the victim with a Stanley knife and told him to open the till.

The burglars stole a large quantity of cigarettes, several bottles of alcohol and £40 in cash were taken.

They fled the scene and drove away in a silver Toyota MR2.

Police said the boy was not injured.

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A 35-year-old man from Arborfield and a 63-year-old man from Bracknell have been arrested in connection with the burglary and have been released on bail.

Investigating officer PC Victoria McNicholas, based at Loddon Valley police station, said: “This was a frightening experience for the victim, who was alone in the store at the time of the incident.

“I am appealing to anyone who has any information about this incident to get in touch.

“You can contact us using our online reporting form, quoting reference number 43200253997, or by calling the non-emergency number 101.

“Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111.”