Northumbria Police are investigating an armed robbery in Newcastle city centre.
At around 4pm on Thursday 21st February, police received a report that two men had approached a security van guard on Saint James Boulevard and threatened him with what was described as a shotgun before stealing a large amount of cash.
Police say the two men then fled the scene in a white coloured 4x4 which was found a short time later on fire underneath the Redheugh Bridge in Gateshead.Northumbria Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
More top news
Paul Brand and guests - including new North East MPs Anne-Marie Trevelyan and Anna Turley - discuss the Labour/Lib Dem leadership campaigns.
A look ahead at the forecast for the Tyne Tees region.
Health services that dealt with a double murderer should have identified the probability that he would re-offend