Armed Police Surround House In Chester-Le-Street

Durham Police say they have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted robbery in Chester-le-Street

A 19 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery at a Sainsbury's in The Avenue. 

Earlier armed officers, Police dogs and several vehicles surrounded a house in Grey Avenue.  

They say Police will remain in the area while they search the property. 

Durham Police have told Heart they got a call from a concerned member of the public over the safety of a man in the house.

They said there is the possibility of a knife involved.