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News Release

Two arrested for robbery

Dated: 27 Feb 2012

Police have arrested two people after a report of a robbery in Newcastle.

It was reported at 1.17am on Monday, February 27, that a 61-year-old man was approached by a man and a woman at West Road, pushed to the ground and has cash stolen from his pockets.

Following enquiries police arrested a man aged 26 and a woman aged 22 on suspicion of robbery, they have been bailed while enquiries continue.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.