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Photo of bike left behind after attempted robbery

Northumbria Police have released a photograph of a bicycle found at the scene of an attempted robbery outside a Lidl store in Sunderland.

Police believe this bicycle, found at the scene, was eft behind after the attempted robbery Credit: Northumbria Police

Two security guards were filling a cash machine at the supermarket on Roker Avenue on 12th December when three men approached them. One of the men knocked a security guard to the ground and tried to take money but then ran off empty handed.

No one was injured. The police are appealing for witnesses.

CCTV shows three men, who police would like to trace Credit: Northumbria Police