Police have appealed for help after an attempted robbery at a North East bookmaker.
At 9:30pm on Saturday, November 19, a man entered the Ladbrokes betting shop in Fewster Square, Leam Lane, and threatened staff with a knifed demanding money.
The man was refused and left the store empty handed. No one was injured during the incident.
Enquiries are ongoing and detectives have released a CCTV image of a man who was seen in the area at the time of the incident and who might be able to help with the investigation.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1105 19/11/16.