Couple charged in connection with Sunderland Metro robbery

A man and woman have been charged after a 28-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of his wallet on a Metro train in Sunderland.

Thursday, 28th April 2016, 11:34 am
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 12:58 pm
Metro train passing Monkwearmouth Station Museum, Sunderland.

British Transport Police (BTP) recently issued CCTV footage of the incident, which took place at 9pm on Friday, March 4, between Stadium of Light and East Boldon stations.

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Lee Robson, 33, of no fixed address, and Zoey Hourigan, 24, of Newcastle Road, Sunderland have been charged with robbery and will appear at Newcastle Crown Court on May 12.