POLICE are searching for a man who snatched a $6500 gold necklace from a Jesmond jeweller on Monday.
The man entered Zamel’s Jewellery store at Stockland Jesmond at 4pm and asked to try on a heavy gold neck chain.
The man admired himself in a mirror for several minutes before taking the necklace off.
In the process of handing it back to the atendant he snatched the necklace back and fled from the store.
He is described as being 18 to 20 years old with brown curly hair and was wearing glasses and a green shirt.