Teenager arrested after Heaton shop robbery
27 Apr 2016 12:48 PM[View Full Size]
Police have charged a teenage boy after an attempted robbery in Heaton.
At 5:30pm on Tuesday, April 26, a boy entered the Heaton Village store in Heaton Road and threatened a staff member with a bottle.
The staff member defended themselves and the boy left the store empty handed.
Officers responded and quickly located and arrested him nearby. During the arrest he assaulted a police officer.
A 16-year-old who is from Gosforth was subsequently charged with attempted robbery and assaulting a police officer.
He will appear at North Tyneside Magistrates Court on May 25.