ESSEX Police have arrested a man and two boys in connection with a robbery at Lakeside shopping centre yesterday, Wednesday, October 24.
A spokesperson said: “We received a call at around 7.55pm from a boy who reported that a group of people had approached him and his friends and threatened them with a knife.
They took items of clothing from the boy and left.
“We arrested three people near to Chafford Hundred train station at around 8.20pm and seized an imitation firearm and a knife.
“An 18-year-old man from Romford and a 17-year-old boy from Dagenham on suspicion of robbery, possession of firearms offences and possession of a knife.
“We also arrested a 15-year-old boy from Rainham on suspicion of robbery. They all remain in custody for questioning”.