Robbery at McColl’s in Hartlepool

Police are appealing for information after McColl’s on Elwick Road in Hartlepool was robbed.

The incident occurred at 7am yesterday, Sunday 11th February when two men entered the store armed with weapons, threatened the staff and told them to hand over money from the tills.

One of the men is described as being a white male, around 6 ft tall and he was wearing a white mask over his face, a yellow fluorescent jacket, a grey hat, dark trousers, gloves and a grey and black backpack.

The second man is described as being a white male and around the same height and he was wearing a black balaclava, an orange jacket, dark trousers and gloves.

Around £2,800 was stolen from the premises and no one was injured.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the men responsible is asked to contact DC Darren Guest from Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101 quoting event number 024995, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.