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Shopkeeper left 'incredibly anxious' after masked gunman burst into her store

A shopkeeper has said she thought she might be killed after a masked gunman burst into her convenience store on North Road in Darlington last night.

Seema Dhutti says it's left her 'incredibly anxious' but she refused to hand over any money and he fled empty handed.

No one was hurt.

Police say a 34-year-old man has been arrested and is helping them with their inquiries.



One person dies after serious crash in Gateshead

Map of where the accident happened Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

One person has died after a serious accident on the A184 in Gateshead this morning (SUN)

At around 4am this morning (Sunday) police received a report that a BMW 3 series was on its roof at the roundabout junction of the Redheugh Bridge and Askew Road.

Emergency services attended the scene where one of the people in the car was pronounced dead by paramedics.

Two other men were taken to hospital for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still searching for two other people who it's believed were in the car at the time and didn't stay at the scene after the crash.

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