Man charged with William Hill bookmakers robbery

'‹A man is to appear in crown court charged with robbing an East Durham bookmakers.

Tuesday, 9th October 2018, 3:16 pm
Updated Wednesday, 10th October 2018, 3:07 am
The William Hill bookmakers in Sixth Street, Horden

James Longworth, 25, of Peterlee, has been charged with robbery, assaulting a police officer, escaping lawful custody and possessing an offensive weapon in public after a raid on the William Hill bookmakers, in Sixth Street, Horden, on Saturday evening.

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He appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court this morning.

He was remanded in custody to appear at Durham Crown Court on Monday, November 5.