OFFICERS investigating a knifepoint robbery are appealing for help to identify a possible suspect.

The incident happened at around 8.15pm on Thursday, February 16, at Redheads off licence in South Crescent, near Woodstone Village, near Chester-le-Street.

One suspect, Luke Nelson, 27, of Tanfield Road, Sunderland, appeared at Peterlee Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, July 25 charged with robbery in connection with the incident.

He was remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Durham Crown Court on Tuesday, August 22.

A second suspect is described as wearing a black, grey and white camouflage hooded jacket, sunglasses, snood and dark skinny trousers.

To help call police on 101.