Police have cordoned off a North East B&M bargain store after one of the glass doors was smashed through.

Shoppers were met by a police cordon outside the major discount retailer’s store in Chester le Street on Saturday (November 12) morning with police tape blocking the entrance.

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Dramatic images from the scene show how a glass panel in the entrance door had been smashed through.

The Northern Echo:

Police tape blocked off the entrance where debris could be seen scattered on the ground.

Eyewitnesses reported the popular store being closed earlier on Saturday morning.

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It is not yet clear when the incident occurred or exactly what happened.

The Northern Echo has contacted Durham Police and B&M for further information.

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