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 Man charged following incident in Stanhope at the weekend


The incident occurred on St Thomas Close at around 5pm on Sunday night (February 24).

Steven Emmerson, 44 of St Thomas Close will appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrate’s Court today (February 26).

Emmerson was charged with robbery, threats to kill, false imprisonment, taking without consent, fraud by false representation, drive a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence and no insurance.

Sergeant Darren Phillips of Crook Neighbourhood team said: “We would like to thank the community for their patience, support and assistance provided throughout.

“We are continuing to carry out patrols in the local area to provide reassurance to the local residents.”