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 Did you witness a robbery in Chester-Le-Street last night?


Detectives are appealing for information following the robbery.

The incident took place at the Spar Store, last night (December 12) at around 9.15pm.

Three males wearing dark clothing entered the store on Mendip Avenue and threatened staff inside before stealing cash from the till.

Detective Sergeant Gareth Hodgson from Consett CID said: “Thankfully, the staff members were unharmed however have understandably been left shaken by this incident.

“We are appealing to anyone with information relating to the robbery to come forward.”

Please call us on 101 quoting incident number 472 of December 12.