CCTV appeal after shop theft

06 Feb 2017 15:51 PM

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CCTV appeal after cash theft in Newcastle.

At 9:40pm on Wednesday, January 18, a man entered Finlay Newsagents on Grey Street in the city centre.

He approached the counter and asked the staff member to change a large amount of money.

While they were doing this the man distracted the staff member and stole an amount of cash before leaving the shop.

Enquiries are ongoing into the theft and officers are releasing a CCTV image of a man they want to identify and speak to about the incident.

He was in the store when it happened and might be able to help police with the investigation.

Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 304 19/01/17.

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