People in South Tyneside are being urged by Northumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner to report nuisance motorbikers.
Officers have been carrying out extra patrols to tackle anti-social use of motorbikes. It follows complaints about high speeds in the Reginald Street and Sidney Street areas of Boldon Colliery.
A woman is recovering after a man broke into a South Tyneside club and left her tied up over night.
He broke into The Club on Station Road, Boldon Colliery, last night and threatened a 32-year-old woman before tying her up.
The woman was not found until 7am this morning. She has been taken to hospital as a precaution.