Man in court for robbery

A man was due in court after a robbery at the weekend.

Wednesday, 12th June 2019, 12:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 12th June 2019, 8:23 pm
York Road, Peterlee. Picture from Google Images

The incident occurred at a convenience store in York Road, Peterlee, shortly after 8pm on Sunday night, June 9.

During the incident, staff members were subjected to threats before the suspect stole a quantity of cash and alcohol.

Thirty-four-year-old Marc Wood, of Jude Place, Peterlee, has since been charged in connection with the incident.

He was to appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates yesterday.

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Detective Sergeant Marco Fantin, from Peterlee Police said: “I would just like to give reassurance to members of the community that this was an isolated incident in which nobody was hurt.”