Two men charged following armed robbery at convenience store in Peterlee

Two men have now been charged following an armed robbery at a convenience store in Peterlee last weekend.

By Poppy Kennedy
Monday, 17 June, 2019, 16:24
The armed robbery happened at Simply Food & Drink Store, in York Road, Peterlee, at 8.15pm on Sunday June 9

The incident occurred at the Simply Food & Drink Store, in York Road, Peterlee, shortly after 8pm last Sunday night (June 9).

Anthony Wood, 48, of Trimdon Station has been charged with robbery, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence, burglary and dangerous driving. He has been remanded in custody.

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Detective Sergeant Marco Fantin, of Peterlee CID moved to reassure members of the community that this was an isolated incident in which nobody was hurt.