Man Robbed on Linthorpe Road

Police are appealing for information after a 29-year-old man was robbed whilst walking along Linthorpe Road (between Fatsos and Sticky Fingers bar).

The incident occurred on Saturday 30th June between 1:50am and 2am when a man approached the victim, grabbed him and then snatched his Galaxy Samsung mobile phone. The man then made off towards King Edward Square/ University area.

The man responsible is 6 ft tall and of slim build and he was wearing a white hooded top and light tracksuit bottoms.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Lizzie Stubbs quoting event number 117616. Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.