Appeal for witnesses following Newcastle robbery
Dated: 16 Nov 2008
Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Newcastle.
Officers were called to Norbury Grove, Newcastle, at 2.55am, on Sunday, November 16, following reports a man had been threatened with a baseball bat and a samurai sword.
The offenders made off with the victim's holdall which contained cash. The victim was not injured but shaken as a result of the incident.
Further enquiries led to the arrest of a 25-year-old woman, a 29-year-old man and a 30-year-old man on suspicion of robbery.
A 29-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
The stolen items and both weapons have also been recovered by police.
Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Newcastle CID on 03456 043 043, extension 62555 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.