TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of taking £8,000 worth of cigarettes in Kidderminster.

The arrests were made in connection with the robbery of a delivery van at the Viaduct Service Station, BP Garage, Worcester Road, at 7am on Monday when about £8,000 worth of cigarettes were taken.

A man in his 30s was arrested in Chelmsley Wood area of Birmingham on yesterday afternoon last week and a man in his 50s was arrested in the city's Stetchford area during the evening of the same day.

They are both in custody at Kidderminster Police Station assisting with inquiries.