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Police investigation after attempted robbery in Newcastle

20 Jan 2018 20:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery in Newcastle.

At about 5pm, Friday January 19, police were called to Northumberland Street outside Santander Bank after an attempted robbery on a G4S delivery driver.

No weapons were used during the incident and the offender left the scene empty handed.

Fortunately no-one was hurt during the incident and officers are carrying out extra patrols in the area to reassure the public and carry out enquiries.

Police would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident and are especially keen to trace a member of the public who intervened during the attempted robbery.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria police on 101 quoting reference 781 of 19/1/18.