SIX people have been arrested as part of an investigation into a street robbery.

An 18-year-old man had £40 stolen after being approached by three people in Wote Street, near to the Festival Place entrance.

The incident took place sometime between 5.15pm and 6.30pm on Saturday, 9 December.

Four people from Basingstoke, a 45-year-old man, a 19-year-old woman, a 30-year-old man and a 32-year-old man, were arrested on suspicion of robbery. They have been released from custody but remain under investigation.

Two further people, a 37-year-old man and a 24-year-old woman, both from Basingstoke, have also been arrested on suspicion of robbery and are currently in police custody in connection with the incident.

If anyone has any information relating to the incident, call 101 quoting reference 44170478547..