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Prescription drugs warning after Gateshead theft

Police are warning people against the dangers of taking medication not prescribed to them after prescription drugs were stolen in Gateshead.

A handbag containing a number of drugs and medicine was stolen at the Team Valley fair on 22 February.

The bag contained Methodone, Pregablin and Mertazapin.

Enquiries are ongoing to locate the drugs.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.



Two teenagers charged after Newcastle stabbing

Two teenagers have been charged in connection with the stabbing. Credit: ITV News

Two teenagers have been charged after a man was stabbed in Newcastle City Centre.

It happened on Princess Square, near to the City Library on Monday 20, February.

Dairan Browne, 18, of Shepherds Hay, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire and a 16-year-old, from Newcastle, who cannot be named for legal reasons have been charged with Section 18 assault.

They have both been remanded in custody and are due to appear before magistrates.

A 22-year-old remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

Brit Awards: Little Mix win 'Best British Single'

Little Mix have won 'Best British Single' tonight at the Brit Awards.

Little Mix Credit: PA

Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards, both from South Tyneside, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock make up the four-piece act.

They picked up an award for their hit single 'Shout out to my Ex'.

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