Man charged with robbing off-licence at knifepoint

ARMED RESPONSE: Police on Woods Terrace, Murton, following a robbery in the street.
ARMED RESPONSE: Police on Woods Terrace, Murton, following a robbery in the street.
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A MAN is due in court charged with the knifepoint robbery of an off-licence.

Armed police were called to Woods Terrace, in Murton, and officers made an arrest a short time after the attack on Belinda’s, in West Coronation Street.

The raid happened at around 1.30pm on Wednesday, when an amount of cash was taken from the till.

A 34-year-old from Murton is due to appear before Peterlee Magistrates’ Court tomorrow, charged with robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Durham Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.