A MAN has been arrested in connection with a robbery in which money was forcibly taken from the victim’s hand.

At around 12.30am on Sunday, April 7 police officers were called to St Nicholas Street in Weymouth following reports that an altercation had broken out between a local woman aged in her 20s and man.

It is alleged the man forcibly removed money from the victim’s hand before he walked off along Lower St Alban Street.

The woman and man are reportedly known to each other.

A 23-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.