A SWINDON man has been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery at a bookmakers after handing himself at Bath police station this afternoon.

The man handed himself in at around 1pm and is expected to be transferred to Swindon Gablecross police station for questioning.

A replica firearm believed to be connected to the robbery at Ladbrokes in the town centre has been recovered.

It was found inside a bag on Bridge Street in the town.