Knife-wielding masked robber threatens Sunderland shop worker

Police are appealing for information after a Sunderland convenience store was robbed in Sunderland.

Monday, 12th December 2016, 9:49 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 12:36 pm
St Leonard Street in Hendon.

The robbery happened at 8.45pm on Saturday, December 10 at the Premier store in St Leonard Street in Hendon. The offender, who was wearing a mask, threatened a member of staff with a knife. He made off with a quantity of cash. The member of staff was not injured in the incident.

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Officers are carrying inquiries into the robbery and are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1189 101216 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.