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Stanley knife street robbery in Gosforth

Police are appealing for witnesses following a street robbery in Gosforth.

A 53-year-old man was approached by two men armed with Stanley knives outside the Halifax Building Society, on the High Street, at 3.40pm on August 4. He had cash, a necklace and a watch taken from him.

The offenders are described as:

  • 1. Late teens/early twenties, 5'10” tall, local accent
  • 2. Late teens/early twenties, white European male

The pair ran to Gosforth Central Park where they met up with a third person before running away.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.