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CCTV appeal after robbery in Gosforth

25 Jan 2018 10:26 AM

Gosforth store robbery [View Full Size]

Police, investigating a robbery on Haydon Close, Gosforth, have released CCTV footage of a man they want to trace.

The incident happened on Friday, January 12,  at about 9am. An offender armed with a knife approached a 25-year-old man and demanded cash from the victim. He then fled the scene shortly after.

The victim was left shaken after the incident, but suffered no injuries.

Officers are carrying out enquiries into the incident and are appealing for the man pictured to get in contact.

He was in the area at the time and may have information that could help with the enquiry.

We appreciate the photo is not very physically recognisable but someone may recognise the clothing.

Anyone with any information that could be useful, is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 004901R/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.