Six arrested in morning raids

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POLICE have arrested people following a series of raids carried out today (June 8) as part of a robbery investigation.

Warrants were executed by support unit officers at properties on the Ryelands and Vale estates in Lancaster at around 8.30am.

The men, aged 18, 19, 22, 24, 25 and 26, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.

The arrests follow an incident in Heysham on May 22 when mobile phones and a large quantity of cash were stolen during a robbery at an address in Robin Crescent.

Members of the local neighbourhood police team have been carrying out reassurance work in the community following the raids.

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