Post Office robbery in Newcastle

03 Oct 2017 09:00 AM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at Westerhope Post Office on Chatsworth Gardens in Newcastle.

It happened at 5.18pm on Monday, October 1, an offender approached staff armed with what has been described as a knife.

He is described as a man in his 20’s concealing his face with a motorbike helmet. He stole property including cash and left.

No one was injured, however, staff have been left shocked.

Police officers are carrying out enquiries in the area to investigate and reassure the public.

Officers believe this to be an isolated incident.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference log 869 of 02/10/17.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.