Officers are investigating a robbery that happened at approximately 7.45am this morning, Tuesday 21st August at the Premier store on Beaufort Road in Newport.
A man entered the store, he had a small knife and demanded money. He made off with cigarettes, no cash, in the direction of Gainsborough Drive.
Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of robbery and he is currently in police custody.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Gwent Police on 101 quoting log number 72 21/08/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.