Teenage armed Robber arrested by Armed Police in Dalston after Mobile Phone Theft

A teenager has been arrested following an armed street Robbery on Sunday in Dalston.
Police were called at 11:34am on Sunday, 19 November to a report of a mobile phone theft in Kingsland High Street, Dalston E8.

The victim confronted the suspect shortly after the incident, and the suspect produced a firearm.

Officers attended, including firearms officers. After an area search, officers located a suspect and pursued him on foot. A 16-year-old male was arrested in Pellerin Road N16 on suspicion of robbery and possession of a firearm.

He was taken to an east London police station.

A firearm and the stolen phone were recovered.

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