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South Shields robbery: Suspect arrested

ROBBERY SCENE ... the Best One store in Stoddart Street, South Shields.

ROBBERY SCENE ... the Best One store in Stoddart Street, South Shields.

A MAN has been arrested in connection with a knifepoint robbery at a South Tyneside convenience store.

Best-One in Stoddart Street, South Shields, was raided at about 7am today by a man in a dark hooded top and sunglasses.

A member of staff was threatened with a knife and the robber made off with a quantity of cash.

A 35-year-old man was this afternoon arrested on suspicion of robbery, and is currently in custody, helping police with their inquiries.

 
 
 

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