Service station robbery in Newcastle

16 Jan 2017 08:39 AM

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Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a service station in Newcastle.

Between 6:25am and 6:33am on Wednesday, December 28, a man entered the Gulf service station on Hillhead Parkway in Chapel House and bought items.

When the sales assistant opened the till the man tried to grab cash from it.

He then threatened the staff member and fled the store with a number of boxes of cigarettes.

The man is described as being white, in his late teens or early 20s, around 5ft 8ins tall and of stocky build. He was wearing a hooded jacket that was blue on the top half and white on the bottom, grey fleece bottoms and black gloves.

Enquiries are ongoing into the robbery and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 163 28/12/16.

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