CCTV images released by police in fruit machine raid probe

Images have been released by police as they look to track down four men after cash was stolen from a club's fruit machine.

Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 1:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 2:48 pm
Northumbria Police hope to speak to the men pictured as part of the investigation into the theft of cash from a fruit machine at the Lakeside Sports and Social Club.

The theft happened at Lakeside Sports and Social Club, in North Moor Lane, between 8pm and 8.30pm on Wednesday, May 30.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "A group of men entered the pub and used an unknown device to open up a fruit machine.

One of the stills taken from the club's CCTV system.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

"Money was subsequently removed from the machine and the men left.

"Enquiries are ongoing, and police have now released pictures of four men who they want to talk to in connection with the investigation.

"They were in the area at the time of the offence and could assist police."

The men, or anyone who recognises them, are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 1129 300518 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

The incident happened on the evening of May 30.
The stills have been issued as police say the men could help with inquiries.