Staff member assaulted at Nisa Local in Boxing Day robbery
Staff member at Nisa Local near Pennywell was left shaken after being assaulted by a man for refusing to open the till in a robbery on Boxing Day.
On Boxing Day (Thursday, December 26) at about 6pm, police were called to the scene of a robbery at the Nisa Local on Sevenoaks Drive, near the Hastings Hill pub.
A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police, said: “It was reported that a man entered the store and acted aggressively before demanding money from the till.
“After the cashier refused the man then assaulted the victim.
“The offender then took a quantity of cigarettes from behind the counter.
“Nobody was seriously injured in the incident but the member of staff was left shaken.”
Anyone with information about the robbery is being asked to contact 101 quoting reference 671 261219 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.