Robbery North Shields

11 Jan 2015 20:58 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in North Shields.

It happened at the One Shop store on Kirton Park Terrace at 6.43pm on Sunday, January 11.

One man entered the shop and demanded cash before making off.

The offender is described as male who spoke with a local accent and was wearing a black hat with a blue top, light grey tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.

Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to contact them.

Additional uniformed police patrols are currently in the area to carry out enquires and to reassure local residents.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 840 11/01/15  or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.