LATEST NEWS: Armed raid at Sunderland shop

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A MASKED gunman threatened shop workers before raiding the safe during a terrifying robbery.

The man stormed into Simply Food and Drink, in Newcastle Road, at about 10.05pm yesterday and ordered staff to hand over cash at gunpoint.

No-one was injured during the attack and police are carrying out inquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to phone police on 101 ex 69191.

Read tomorrow’s Sunderland Echo for more.