A TEENAGER has been arrested after reports of a midnight robbery in Basingstoke town centre.

Police were called shortly before midnight on October 22 following reports of a robbery in Alencon Link.

A 14-year-old boy was approached by a male who threatened him and demanded he hand over his mobile phone.

The teenager subsequently handed over his phone.

A 15-year-old boy from Basingstoke has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and remains in police custody at this time.