Police have arrested a local man in his 20s, in connection with an armed robbery at Shoezone in Bangor‘s Deiniol Centre on Monday, 22 April.

Armed Police officers responded to the incident which occurred at approx 2.30pm on Monday after the man entered the store and threatened staff before making off with an undisclosed amount of cash – shop assistants were uninjured but left in a state of shock.

Ceiran Turner, 20, from  Colwyn Bay has now been charged with robbery and possession of a firearm at Shoezone and will be appearing before magistrates in Caernarfon today, Thursday 25 April.

Police launched a search for the man and also issued an appeal for information following the robbery, before making the arrest on Wednesday.