Man robbed at South Shields cashpoint in broad daylight

A man had cash grabbed out of his hand in a robbery at a cashpoint at busy parade of South Shields shops.

Monday, 23rd December 2019, 12:15 pm
Updated Monday, 23rd December 2019, 5:52 pm

Northumbria Police is investigating after the broad daylight attack, which happened in Whiteleas Way.

A spokesperson for the force said it received a call about the robbery outside the Nisa shop at 3.45pm on Saturday, December 21.

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The robbery happened outside the Nisa store in Whiteleas Way in South Shields.

They added: “It was reported that a 51-year-old man had been getting money out of a cashpoint when another man snatched the money out of his hand and fled the scene.

“Inquiries are ongoing to trace those responsible.”

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police via 101 and quote reference number 766 21/12/19.