Man robbed of cash in knifepoint robbery

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A man has been robbed at knifepoint while sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle in Hartlepool.

The 21-year-old delivery driver was sitting in the vehicle in Lakeland Walk, in Hartlepool when he was approached by a man.

He victim was threatened with a knife and money was demanded from him.

The robber escaped with an amount of cash towards Borrowdale Street/Windermere Road.

The robbery happened on Saturday October 3 at around 10:20pm

He is described as white and in his late twenties.

He is believed to have been wearing grey jogging bottoms and a blue jacket with a hood, with the hood pulled over his face.

Anyone with information or anyone who may have witnessed the robbery or noticed anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time of the incident is asked to contact Pc Darren Guest on the non-emergency 101 number, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or