Robbers threaten staff at Amble petrol station

Police are hunting two men who threatened staff at an Amble petrol station and stole cash.

Monday, 29th August 2016, 9:11 am
Updated Monday, 29th August 2016, 10:16 am
News from Northumbria Police

The robbery happened at 4.40pm yesterday at Penny Petroleum on Amble Industrial Estate.

The men threatened a member of staff, who was forced to hand over money.

They left the store and got into a vehicle that was waiting nearby and drove off.

The cashier was shaken but not hurt.

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Officers are carrying out inquiries and appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 101, quoting reference 721 280816, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.