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Police say they want to hear from a cyclist who was riding along Two Ball Lonnen just after a robbery at a Nisa convenience store in Newcastle at around 5.30am on Thursday.
The robber is believed to have run across the road in front of him.
Police believe this man may have information which would help enquiries.
Police have released cctv footage of an armed robbery in progress at a convenience store in Newcastle.
It shows a man in a flourescent jacket, armed with two knives, man-handling two members of staff at a Nisa store in Two Ball Lonnen early on Thursday morning.
He tied the workers together before making off with cash and cigarettes.
No one was injured during the robbery, but staff were left distressed by the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police.