Hadston Co-op armed robbery suspects detained
- 6 October 2013
- From the section Tyne & Wear
Two men have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a Co-op store in Northumberland.
Two masked men carrying a handgun and a knife threatened staff and stole money from the shop in Hadston precinct, Northumbria Police said.
A force spokesperson said they left the store on foot and ran towards a nearby estate at about 22:00 BST on Saturday.
Two men, aged 23 and 28, have been arrested on suspicion of robbery. Police are appealing for information.