Staff threatened with ‘fake’ gun

Lister News, Lister Street
Lister News, Lister Street

POLICE are hunting corner shop raiders who pulled out a suspected replica gun and threatened store staff.

But the two intruders fled Lister News, in Lister Street, Hartlepool, empty-handed after the owner of the shop stood up to them.

Detectives are now appealing for help in catching the crooks who are wanted for the attempted armed robbery, at 3.50pm on Monday.

Read the full story in Wednesday’s Mail