A WOMAN has been arrested as part of an investigation into a robbery in Southampton.

It comes after two men wearing motorcycle crash helmets broke into the New Century Bingo hall, Shirley Road, Southampton, using a crowbar.

Police say the incident happened around 8am on Sunday, November 24.

Officers say the pair locked a cleaner in a room and waited for other staff to arrive before stealing approximately £15,000 from the safe.

Police say a woman has been now been arrested as part of their investigation.

She has been released under investigation and enquiries are ongoing, a spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said.

Officers investigating the robbery continue to appeal for information.

The spokesperson added: "Were you in the area around this time on Sunday 24 November?

"Did you see two people wearing high visibility clothing riding a moped or motorcycle?

"If you witnessed anything unusual or have any CCTV or dashcam footage which may assist our investigation, please call 101 and quote 44190422425.

"Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and leave information anonymously."