Post Office worker tied up in Gosforth robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a post office worker was tied up during a robbery in Gosforth on February 21.

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CCTV still of robbery suspect

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a robbery at a Post Office on Tyneside. Officers were called to a branch in the Gosforth area of Newcastle at just before 9am on Friday after reports a man had stolen cash and tied up a female member of staff.

Police want to speak to this man Credit: Northumbria Police

The man is described as being white, more than six feet tall, medium build and wearing a blue or purple hooded top. He was seen in Gosforth Central Park, close to the scene of the robbery near the High Street, at around 8am.


Woman tied up during robbery

Police on scene of robbery Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police in Newcastle are appealing for information after a woman was left tied up after a robbery in a Post Office.

A woman was tied up during the robbery Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The alarm at the Post Office in the Gosforth Centre, High Street, at 8.47 am this morning (Friday, February 21).

The alarm was triggered at 8.47 am Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

When officers they arrived they found that the shop had been robbed and that a female member of staff had been tied up.

She was left shaken by the incident and with minor injuries.


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