Newcastle police are investigating after a Newcastle charity was robbed at gunpoint over the weekend.
Investigators say a tall man, described as being around 180 centimetres, entered the charity on Hannell Street at Wickham around 8.30pm Saturday night armed with a pistol.
He threatened two men and demanded they hand over money before producing a knife, walking behind the counter and stealing cash from the register.
The man then fled the scene. He was last seen running west on Greenway Street.
Police have described the man as having a medium build, wearing dark clothing with his face covered.
No one was injured as a result of the incident and investigations are ongoing.
Police have urged anyone with information about the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to use their online reporting page.
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