Emmerdale spoilers! Robert Sugden and Aaron Dingle go on the run!

Robert and Aaron leave in Emmerdale

Robert realises he's facing a murder charge when Victoria's rapist Lee dies in hospital, and flees with his husband

Emmerdale's favourite couple Robron goes on the run in Tuesday’s episode (7pm, see our brand new TV guide for full listings).

When Robert Sugden (Ryan Hawley) learns from his sister Victoria (Isabel Hodgins) that her rapist Lee Posner has died in hospital, his blood chills. About to stand trial in for attacking Lee, Robert knows he's now looking at a murder charge in Emmerdale which carries a life sentence.

Victoria tells Robert and Aaron that Lee has died in Emmerdale

Robert Sugden pales when his sister Victoria tells him rapist Lee, who he attacked for raping Victoria, has died in hospital

Desperate to avoid such a bleak fate, he and husband Aaron Dingle (Danny Miller) decide the only thing they can do is run. Aaron's mum Chas (Lucy Pargeter) is devastated as she says goodbye to her beloved son.

Robert and Aaron leave in Emmerdale

Chas Dingle embraces her son Aaron as he prepares to flee Emmerdale with his fugitive husband Robert

Will Robron's escape plan pay off?

At Butler's, Cain (Jeff Hordley) despairs when his mum Faith (Sally Dexter) insists on meddling in his marriage having noticed it's not at it's best. But when Faith tries to summon her daughter-in-law, Moira (Natalie J Robb) is too busy with secret lover Nate (Jurell Carter) and doesn't pick up.

Heckles raised, Faith then puts two and two together when she clocks Moira having a hush-hush convo with Pete, who's recently moved out of Butler's and into the B&B…

Nicola is furious when Jimmy throws a whitey in Emmerdale

Nicola King is furious with Jimmy who shows her up in front of her council colleagues

Elsewhere, Nicola (Nicola Wheeler) is furious when Jimmy (Nick Miles) throws a whitey in front of an important council ‘big-wig’ after accidentally eating Rodney’s (Patrick Mower) space cakes!

Emmerdale continues on ITV.

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