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Man arrested after armed robbery at Wallsend

26 November, 2014

Northumbria Police have arrested a man after an armed robbery at a petrol station in Wallsend, Tyne & Wear.

At just after 6.20pm, on Sunday, November 23, police received a report of the robbery at Blue Sign Service Station, on the Coast Road.

A man entered the station wearing a dark motorbike helmet and holding a carrier bag. He produced what is believed to be a black handgun from the bag and demanded money from a member of staff. He made off with a quantity of cash from the till on foot eastbound along the Coast Road.

A 37-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police on 101, extension 69191, quoting log number 1100 23/11/14 or the Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

Keywords: robbery, police, Wallsend




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