Attempted Post Office robbery in North Shields

Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in North Shields yesterday.

Saturday, 13th January 2018, 2:45 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th January 2018, 2:50 pm
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It took place at the Nile Street Post Office around 4.55pm when a man went into the store and threatened staff with a knife.

He made off empty-handed and no one was injured in the incident.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference 781 120118, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.