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Two charged after Sunderland Post Office attempted armed robbery

Two men have been charged with attempted robbery after an incident at a Sunderland Post Office.

Police are investigating an attempted armed robbery at the Ford Post Office in Hylton Road,

George Tumilty, 31, of Flodden Road, in Sunderland and Kevin Jarvis, 45 of Garfield Street, also in Sunderland are due to appear at Teeside Magistrates Court.

Ford Post Office in Hylton Road Credit: ITV

"We appreciate some people may have experienced some disruption during our enquiries and I'd like to thank members of the public for their help, support and cooperation. It is not something we take for granted and we're very grateful to our local communities for this support."

– Detective Inspector Dave Cole
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