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Two arrested following attempted armed robbery in Bridgend

TWO people have been arrested following an attempted armed robbery in Bryncethin, Bridgend.

Officers were called to Blackmill Shop on Blackmill Road shortly after 7pm today (Monday, April 27).

A shop worker suffered minor injuries after she was struck by a missile – believed to have been from a crossbow – during the incident.

A man and a woman, both aged 34, were arrested in the area a short time later.

They are currently in custody, having been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery. The man has also been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drink or drugs.

Officers have recovered a weapon and are not currently looking for anyone else in relation to the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident but has yet to give an account to police is asked to contact 101, quoting occurrence 2000144771.

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