Woman robbed in North Shields

03 Sep 2015 00:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after a robbery in North Shields.

At 7:55am on Tuesday, August 25, a 59-year-old woman was approached by two men in Waterville Road.

They threatened the woman and demanded she handed over her purse. They then made off with her purse which contained cash and personal documents.

The men are described as being around 6ft tall. The first was wearing a dark blue / black hooded top, with the hood up. The second was wearing jeans and a hooded top.

Enquiries are ongoing into the robbery and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 204 25/08/15.