Appeal after Newcastle robbery
October 28, 2014, 3:20 pm
Police are appealing for information after a robbery in Newcastle.
It happened at 4.20pm on Monday, October 20, at St Ann’s Steps at City Road in the city centre when a man hit a teenager aged 14 on the backside to distract her and then tried to steal her bag.
He made off without stealing anything. The victim wasn’t injured but was left shaken.
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The suspect is described as white, aged between 30 and 40 years old, about 5ft 9ins tall of skinny build with brown hair. He was wearing a brown waterproof jacket, bright blue jumper and navy jeans.
Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact them on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 920 20/10/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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