Two people have been charged following a robbery in Monkwearmouth.
Gamiel Adam Hasan, 20, of Dundas Street in Roker, Sunderland, and a 16-year-old boy, have been charged with the involvement with the robbery of News 2000 on Roker Avenue on Sunday morning.
Two men had entered the shop armed with a pair of scissors and threatened a staff member before taking a small amount of cash.
They will appear at Sunderland Magistrates Court on Thursday, March 13.
An 18 year-old man was also arrested in connection with the incident and has been bailed pending further enquiries.