CCTV image of man after Seaham Tesco raid

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OFFICERS investigating a knifepoint robbery have released an image of a man they would like to trace.

At 10.40pm on Tuesday, a man entered Tesco Express in Stockton Road, Seaham.

He snatched cash from the till before being challenged by staff and two members of the public.

One customer, a 43-year-old woman, was bundled to the ground and suffered minor injuries.

The robber brandished a knife before running out of the store and on to Stockton Road.

Anyone who can help identify the man in the picture is asked to contact police at Peterlee on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.