Man robbed in city centre

23 Jan 2017 16:43 PM

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Police appeal for information after robbery in Newcastle city centre.

Between 11:30pm Sunday, December 11, and 1am Monday, December 12, a 23-year-old man was approached by two men in St Andrews Street, near the Gate.

They spoke to him before assaulting him and stealing his jacket and phone. The man needed hospital treatment to an injury on his ear.

The offenders are described as being:

Male 1 – Asian appearance, mid 30’s -40yrs. Thin build and 5’6" tall, short black hair.

Male 2 – Asian appearance, mid 30’s - 40 yrs. Heavier build and 5’9" tall.

A number of members of the public passed the incident while it was happening as well as a number of cars that also drove past.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 26 12/12/16.

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