Police hunt bike-riding suspect after cash is stolen in Sunderland convenience store robbery

A masked robber made off with cash after he stormed a Sunderland convenience store than threatened staff.

Monday, 13th June 2016, 11:47 am
Updated Monday, 13th June 2016, 12:53 pm
The Nisa store on Hylton Road, which was the subject of a robbery. Pic: Google
The Nisa store on Hylton Road, which was the subject of a robbery. Pic: Google

The incident happened at 8.50am on Sunday, at Nisa in Hylton Road, Pallion.

A man went into the store and threatened staff. He made off with a quantity of cash.

No-one was injured in the robbery.

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Detectives are carrying out enquiries and believe the offender was riding a red bike and was wearing dark clothing.

He may have have also been wearing a white-coloured mask and carrying a holdhall-type bag.

Officers are keen to speak to anyone who saw anyone fitting a similar description in the area, yesterday morning to get in contact.

Any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference 361 of 120616 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.