Police investigating a theft in Newcastle have released CCTV of a man they need to speak to.
It happened around 11.20am on Monday, August 18, when a man aged in his 70s was walking along Nuns Lane in the city centre. A man approached him from behind and stole his wallet, which contained a large amount of cash, from his pocket before running off.
The victim wasn’t assaulted or injured in the incident.
Police investigating have released CCTV of a man they need to speak to who it’s believed may be able to help with their enquiries.
Anyone who recognises him is asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191, quoting reference 406 18/08/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The appeal comes during Northumbria Police’s Operation Soundwave, aimed at tackling opportunist thieves and burglars across the force.