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We’ve made two further arrests following reports of a robbery at a premises in Corporation Road at around 10.30pm on Thursday 17 August.
Four men entered a flat above a commercial property and reportedly threatened a staff member with weapons before leaving with phones.
The member of staff received minor injuries.
Officers attended, supported by specially trained firearms officers and the National Police Air Service (NPAS).
A 27-year-old man from Newport was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and he was later charged with this offence.
A second 27-year-old man from Newport was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and he was later released on bail.
A 34-year-old man from Newport and a 44-year-old man from Cardiff were arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.
They were later bailed pending further enquiries.
Enquiries are ongoing and anyone with information that could assist our investigation is asked to call Gwent Police on 101, quoting log reference 2300276630.
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