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Borussia Monchengladbach arrive in Newcastle

Borussia Monchengladbach have arrived in Newcastle ahead of their pre-season friendly match against Newcastle United.

The German side face the Magpies at St James' Park on Saturday 1 August.

The club posted a picture of the team arriving in Newcastle on Twitter:

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Armed police attending incident near A66 at Thornaby

Delays have been reported on the A66 at Surtees Bridge in Stockton due to a man on a bridge.

Network Rail and the British Transport Police are in attendance.

Northern Rail are reporting delays to numerous rail services in the area due to a police incident.

Borussia Monchengladbach en route to Tyneside

Borussa Monchengladbach have departed Germany and are on their way to the North East for a pre-season friendly against Newcastle United.

The Bundesliga club face the Magpies at St James' Park on Saturday 1 August. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm.

The club posted a video showing their departure at the airport on twitter:

Police hope to trace woman after young girl threatened

Nothumbria Police have released an image of a woman they would like to trace after an incident on a bus in Sunderland.

Police say a young girl was shouted at and threatened, causing her to fear for her safety, while on board the number 39 bus from Park Lane Interchange on the afternoon of Friday 3rd July.

Officers investigating the incident are keen to identify the woman pictured below.

Northumbria Police hope to trace this woman who may have been on the bus at the time of the incident Credit: Northumbria Police

It is thought the woman may have been on the bus at the time of the incident and could help police with their enquiries.

Anyone who recognises the woman is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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