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