Man threatened with firearm during robbery in Plymouth
POLICE are investigating a robbery in which a young man was threatened with what is believed to be a firearm.
Officers from Devon and Cornwall Police were called to Manor Street, in Stonehouse, at around 9.40pm on Thursday.
A man had forced open the front door of a private flat, but was soon interrupted when the occupant, a man in his 20s, came home, police said.
A spokesperson for the force said: "We believe the offender forced his way in to the flat where he was later disturbed by the occupant.
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"The offender then threatened the occupant with what we believe to be a firearm as he made his exit."
The victim called the police following the incident and a firearms team was sent to the property.
Officers also guarded the scene overnight.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the police on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference EC/13/1515.