Four arrested in connection with armed robberies

Four men have been arrested in connection with a number of armed robberies on bookmakers in and around Rotherham.

On Tuesday a 24-year-old man from Wales was arrested on conspiracy to commit robbery, possession with intent to supply class B drug, possession of a firearm and production of cannabis.

A 25-year-old man from Kimberworth was arrested on conspiracy to commit robbery, possession with intent to supply class B drug amphetamine, possession of firearm, possession with intent to supply the class C drug cannabis and possession with intent to supply the class B drug MCAT.

A 20-year-old man from Wentworth and a 16-year-old boy from Wales were arrested for conspiracy to commit robbery.

Firearms, around 95 cannabis plants and a quantity of amphetimines, cannabis, MCAT and cash were also recovered and seized.

All four are being held in police custody pending further enquires.