Man Threatened With Carving Knife In Gateshead

25 November 2013, 05:19 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

A man's been robbed in Leam Lane and threatened with a carving knife.

Police received a report that a man had been robbed on Fewster Square, Leam Lane on Sunday, November 24th.

At around 6.30am a man approached the victim near to a bus stop and threatened him with what is described as a carving knife.

The offender demanded the man handed over his wallet before making off.

The victim was left uninjured but shaken by the incident.

The man is described as being white with blonde hair and around 23 years-old.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or has any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference 367 24/11/13 or independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111