Man in custody after Hungry Jacks armed robbery

POLICE have taken a man into custody following the armed robbery of the Hungry Jacks fast food outlet at Hexham this morning.

VIDEO: Dan Proudman reports.

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The man was arrested at a Beresfield address, several hours after the restaurant was held-up by a suspect armed with a handgun.

Trains on the Hunter line were suspended while police were searching the rail corridor for the man believed responsible for the hold-up of the Maitland Road restaurant about 9.45am.

The line was suspended between Newcastle and Telarah railway stations.

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