Man Arrested Over Restaurant Robbery

Police in Southampton have arrested a 29-year-old man over a robbery a restaurant in Ocean Village.

The robbery happened at Banana Wharf restaurant at around 11.20pm on Monday, April 9th.

Four men in balaclavas forced their way into the restaurant and confronted the two members of staff who were still there.

They managed to make off with around £20,000 from the safe and escaped through a rear fire exit. It's thought they drove off in a vehicle.

Officers are now questioning the man they have arrested and are continuing to appeal for information.

Anyone who knows anything about the crime is asked to call the Operation Lantern team at Shirley CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.