Bookmakers robbery in Gateshead

09 Jun 2016 14:36 PM

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Police are appealing for information after a bookmakers was robbed in Gateshead.

Around 8:45pm on Wednesday, June 8, a man entered the Chisholm bookmakers in Jackson Street.

He threatened a staff member with an object, which police believe was the end of a metal walking crutch, and fled the store with an amount of cash

The offender was wearing all dark clothing and his face was covered.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone who was in the area and who saw anything is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1142 080616.

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