We are hearing reports this morning of an alleged knifepoint robbery on Elmgrove Road.
The suspect ran off and police arrived promptly on the scene.
More news and updates on this via our social media as and when available…
Further from the news we brought to you this morning, we can confirm that Elmgrove School has now issued a statement to parents regarding the alleged knifepoint robbery of a member of the public on Elmgrove Road today.
Please see the statement below :-
“I am writing to inform you that this morning around 8:30am there was an alleged robbery on a member of the public which took place in Elmgrove Road outside St Jerome Church of England Primary School. This incident was witnessed by a number of passers-by and was immediately reported to the police, who attended the scene. Police attended a report of a further incident in the park next to the school and requested we bring children into the school promptly as a precaution.
Whilst not wishing to cause any alarm, I do wish to ensure that families are fully informed and remind parents/carers that the safety of our community remains of the upmost importance.
Please continue to be vigilant on your journey to and from school and reassure the children that the school staff and police will work tirelessly to ensure they are safe”