Armed robbery in Hartlepool

A post office in Hartlepool has been held up at gun point.

A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attempted post office robbery in Hartlepool.

Police have said a man walked into the post office on Raby Road and threatened staff before fleeing.

It is believed police have made an arrest.

Any one with information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.