Tyne & Wear

Man arrested after Blyth shop robbery

A man carrying a knife threatened a member of staff at a Northumberland shop.

The man went into Booras Store, in Hodgsons Road, Blyth, at 1010 GMT.

Northumbria Police said he threatened a member of staff, who was shocked but not hurt, and stole a small amount of cash from the till.

A police spokeswoman said a 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of robbery and was helping with their inquiries.

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