Tyne & Wear

Hadston Co-op armed robbery suspects detained

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.

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