Appeal following robbery

28 Jan 2015 11:21 AM

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Police have arrested two men following a robbery in Newcastle.

At 6.30pm, on Monday, January 26, the 30-year-old victim was carrying out work next to his van on Phillipson Street, opposite St Padua Church, in Walker.

He was approached from behind and hit over the head with an unknown object. The victim's lap top and mobile phone were then stolen from his van.

As a result of enquiries, police have arrested two men, aged 35 and 24, on suspicion of robbery. Both have been bailed pending further enquiries.

Officers investigating the incident are keen to speak to any witnesses or anyone with information.

People can contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 935 26/01/15 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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