Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Gunman Hunted after Club Robbery

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Gunman Hunted after Club Robbery

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Byline: Adam Luke Reporter adam.luke@ncjmedia.co.uk

A GUNMAN remains at large following a robbery at a social club.

A steward at Tynemouth and District Social Club was set upon shortly after he opened the premises in the village's Front Street just before 9.15am on Sunday.

It is believed that two men attacked the victim and demanded cash, with one said to have been carrying a handgun. Northumbria Police yesterday confirmed that they were still investigating the incident and the offenders have yet to be caught.

A police spokeswoman said: "Police attended and found two men had entered the club via the rear of the premises. One is believed to have been armed with a handgun.

"They demanded cash and a member of staff was pushed against the door, causing an injury to his arm. The offenders left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

"Staff were shocked by the incident, and one member of staff was taken to hospital as a precaution. The offenders left through the back door. …

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