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Hunt on for knife raider; BRITAIN IN BRIEF.

A KNIFEMAN targeted a discount store in a terror attac k. Police are appealing for witnesses and any information following the robbery in Hendon, Sunderland, on Saturday.

It happened just after 5pm, at Hendon Discount Stores, on Villette Road, when the man wearing some sort of mask and dark clothing entered the premises and requested a lottery ticket.

He then threatened the member of staff with a knife and demanded the till.

He then grabbed the till from the shop and left the store in the direction of St Leonard Street.

It is believed the man made off in a getaway vehicle which was waiting nearby.

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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 30, 2015
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