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News Release

Phone stolen in robbery

Dated: 18 Feb 2012

Police are investigating a report of a robbery in Newcastle.

It happened between 2am and 2.30am on Monday, February 13, when the 28-year-old man was walking along Pink Lane up towards the junction with Clayton Street West in the city centre.

He was approached from behind by a man who assaulted him and stole his mobile phone.

The victim suffered swelling and bruising to his face in the incident.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.