Ringtons man attacked by tea-leaf

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A RINGTONS driver was robbed while making a delivery in Sunderland.

He was in Newcastle Road when a thief stole his bag, with cash in, and ran off.

The delivery man suffered minor injuries.

A woman who lives nearby said: “This type of thing happened before in this street.”

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Acting neighbourhood Inspector Gary Dickson said: “If anyone was in the area and saw anything, I’d urge them to get in contact.”

The robbery happened at about 8.50am yesterday.

Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police on 03456 043 043, extension 69191, or ring Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.