POLICE investigating a robbery at a County Durham petrol station have arrested a man.

Two men targeted the Oakley Service Station, in West Auckland, near Bishop Auckland, at about 6am on Friday, November 8.

They ran away from the garage, on Staindrop Road, with a large amount of money. Officers have since arrested a 19-year-old local man who has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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Durham Police are still appealing for anyone with information about the incident to contact them on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800-555 111.