Mr. Armstrong along with his wife were prospective buyers of 4 Coronation Street when the Peacocks put their house on the market in May 2008. Having been to view the property, the couple returned to make an offer of the full asking price. However, as they were stood outside with Claire Peacock finalising the deal, Jerry Morton informed them that Norris Cole had been robbed by three hoodies in The Kabin.
Concerned that the neighbourhood wasn't at all suitable, the couple immediately withdrew their offer on the house.
- Credited as "Husband", the character's surname was given in dialogue.