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Witness appeal after Newcastle robbery

14 Jun 2017 15:00 PM

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Police in Newcastle are appealing for information after a knife-point robbery in Ethel Street, Newcastle, today, Wednesday, June 14, between 11 and 11.15am.

A 26-year-old woman was walking in an alleyway when someone shouted at her.

When she turned around she was confronted by two men, one of whom was carrying a knife. The men, who were both wearing tracksuit bottoms, demanded money and threatened her with the knife before making off with a sum of cash.

The victim was left shocked but unhurt.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time who might have seen anything or anyone else with any information to contact police on 101 quoting the reference number 452 of 14/06/17.