Police are appealing for witnesses to a theft from a bank.
A cash bag was stolen from Lloyds Bank, Royal Chambers, High Street East, Wallsend, between 3.05pm and 3.15, on Tuesday.
Officers investigating the incident have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with the theft.
The man is described as white, approximately 6ft tall, very slim build, short brown hair with beard.
The man had at least one tattoo behind one ear but very possibly both.
He was wearing a royal blue North Face jacket with black panelled shoulders, blue Adidas tracksuit bottoms with standard three white stripes and black Nike air trainers.
Anyone with any information or who recognises the man in the photo please contact police on 101 quoting reference number 736 30/05/17.