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 Pair charged following a robbery in Horden on Saturday


The incident occurred on Third Street at around 11.30am on Saturday morning (February 16).

During the incident, the suspect allegedly grabbed the victim’s handbag, ripped it in two and made off onto Cotsford Road with around £500.

It is believed he was then collected in a vehicle driven by a woman.

A 37-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman of Plantation Avenue, Littletown have today been charged in connection with the incident.

They are due to appear for trial at Durham Crown Court on March 22.