Cheryl Cole’s brother arrested following armed terror raid
London: Cheryl Cole is reportedly in a state of shock following her brother’s alleged involvement in a robbery case.
The singer’s sibling Andrew Tweedy has reportedly been held for questioning by the cops after a violent raid in a post office at Longbenton, Newcastle.
In the attack robbers waved a gun and machete at customers and staff before making off with thousands of pounds.
Cops arrested nine people, including one woman, in connection with the robbery.
A police spokesman said: “A vehicle and firearm have been recovered.”
Northumbria Police did not reveal the identity of those arrested, reports the Daily Express.
However, a police source confirmed that unemployed Tweedy was one of those being held for questioning.
Tweedy’s life has been marked with drugs, alcohol and solvent abuse, along with anxiety and depression.