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Last Updated: Friday, 4 February, 2005, 12:21 GMT
Knife held to customer's throat
A petrol station customer had a knife held to their throat during a robbery, police have said.

Northumbria Police said a man went into the payment area at the BP garage in Stamfordham Road, Newcastle, on Thursday night.

He held a knife to the customer's throat and demanded cash from staff.

The man headed off on a bicycle towards Newbiggin Hall with a quantity of money. Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.

The man was about 5ft 2in and was wearing a black coat and black woollen hat.





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