Attempted robbery - Team Valley
Dated: 12 Jul 2012
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Gateshead.
At 2:23pm today a report was received of an attempted robbery at a business premises in Jedburgh Court on the Team Valley.
It's believed three men entered the premises and demanded money. The men were carrying bats and one had a black handgun. It was not discharged and it is not known at this stage if was real or imitation.
A staff member was assaulted and he has a head injury for which they are receiving treatment. The three fled the scene in a white Fiat Punto registration number N969 KTC.
Officers are at the scene and enquiries into the incident to establish the full circumstances are ongoing.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.