Three arrested on suspicion of robbery

Scunthorpe

13 Oct 2020

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of robbery following an incident in an alleyway between Berkley Street and Sheffield Street, Scunthorpe.

A man and woman walking along the path at around 8.25pm yesterday (Monday, 12 October) are reported to have been approached by three men, who assaulted them and stole the woman’s handbag.

The woman’s bag was also recovered after being abandoned on a street.

Officers arrested two 29 year old men and a 25 year old man in connection with the incident at a nearby property a short time later.

All three remain in our custody, assisting us with our enquiries.

If you have any information you believe could assist our investigation, please call our non-emergency 101 line, quoting log number 501 of 12 October.