A MAN is due to appear in court after a Sunderland bookmaker’s was robbed at knifepoint.
The Paddy Power office in Derwent Street in the city centre was raided at 1.49pm yesterday.
A man entered the premises armed with a knife, and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.
Following inquiries, policev arrested a 40-year-old man was arrested.
Stephen Devlin, of no fixed address, has been charged with robbery and possessing a knife.
He is due to appear before Sunderland Magistrates Court today.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.