Man arrested following attempted robbery in Hanley
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A man has been arrested following an attempted robbery and assault in Hanley.
Police were called to Lichfield Street, Stoke-on-Trent at 1am on Wednesday (5 January).
A man reported that he had been approached by two men, one of whom demanded his phone before assaulting him.
The victim sustained a minor injury in the incident.
The offenders left the scene empty-handed.
A 20-year-old man, from the Stoke-on-Trent area, was arrested a short time later on suspicion of robbery. He remains in custody while inquiries continue.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook, Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 018 of 5 January, or call 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.