Two men threaten man with a knife as they rob man of £10 near Fellgate Metro station

A man was kicked and threatened with a knife by a pair of robbers as they snatched £10 from him.

By Fiona Thompson
Monday, 08 July, 2019, 15:51
The robbery happened on Heathway in Fellgate, Jarrow. Image copyright Google Maps.

Police were called out to Jarrow following a report a man was mugged after he was threatened with a knife near Heathway in Hedworth yesterday, July 7.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “We can confirm we are investigating a report of a robbery near to Fellgate Metro Station on Sunday afternoon.

“The incident happened between 3.05pm and 3.35pm where a 32-year-old man was attacked as he walked on Heathway in Jarrow.

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“He has been kicked in the leg and then threatened by two men with a knife.

“He has handed over £10 and the men have then fled the scene.

“Inquiries to identify the men involved are ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact 101 quoting crime number 086068/19.”