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Women attacked in forecourt store robbery taken to hospital

John Wood ·
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A woman was injured when robbers stormed a petrol station in Norton, County Durham.

A “substantial amount” of money and cigarettes were taken in the robbery at the Jet garage on Norton Road. It happened shortly before 8.30pm on Sunday March 25.

The woman, 27, suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.

A spokeswoman for Cleveland Police said: “Police received a report of a robbery at the Jet garage on Norton Road in Norton at around 8.20pm yesterday evening, Sunday March 25.

“Two male suspects entered the garage and stole a substantial amount of cash and cigarettes.

“The suspects were violent towards a 27-year-old woman in the garage, leaving her with minor injuries.

“She was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees for treatment before being released.”

No arrests have been made. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have information is asked to call 101.

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