Three bailed after attempted Keadby robbery

THREE men have been arrested and released on police bail in relation to an attempted robbery in Keadby.

A gang of knife-wielding robbers fled empty-handed from the Keadby News shop on Station Road after attempting to rob the premises on Monday, January 30.

Owner Thomas Smith chased off the three men with a wooden stick - after he was sprayed with a chemical spray - and a police investigation was launched.

Subsequently three men, aged 18, 22 and 26 were arrested in connection with the attempted robbery and released on police bail until April.