Man arrested after knife-point robbery at South Shields convenience store

Best One in Dean Road, South Shields. Credit: Google.
Best One in Dean Road, South Shields. Credit: Google.

A man has been arrested after a South Shields convenience store was held up at knife-point.

The armed robbery happened at Best One in Dean Road at 9.30pm on Friday, September 15.

A man went into the store armed with a knife, before making off with a quantity of cash.

No-one was injured in the robbery.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and released under investigation.

Any witnesses should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1195 150917 or Crimestoppers anonymouly on 0800 555 111.