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Northumbria Police is appealing for help to reunite suspected stolen jewellery with its owner.
The items were recovered from an address in South Shields and police believe they had been stolen in a burglary.
Are you the owner or do you know who is? Call police on 101.
The charity Crimestoppers is continuing to offer a reward for help to catch a wanted North Tyneside woman.
Donna Teague, 34 and from Siskin House in Forest Hall, is wanted in connection with a theft in North Tyneside.
Enquiries are ongoing to locate her and a reward of up to £1,000 is available from Crimestoppers for the arrest and charge of Donna Teague.
If you have any information please contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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A specialist police diving team searching an area of Hartlepool Marina have discovered a body.
It follows the disappearance of a man on Thursday 9th. Andrew Roy was captured on CCTV cameras around 11:15pm that night, close to Portals Place on the marina.
Whilst formal identification has not yet taken place, his family are aware and are being supported by officers.
The 51-year-old who is from Cornwall, but is currently working in Hartlepool, was reported missing after failing to turn up for work on Friday 10th.
The body was found at 1pm on Monday.
A man has died after being struck by a car on the A690 near Durham City.
Jason Stephenson, aged 26 from New Brancepeth was walking on the A690 when a Ford Focus collided with him just before 11.30pm on Friday 10th February.
The collision took place near Belmont flyover on the westbound side on the A690 and the road was closed for several hours.
Jason was taken to the RVI in Newcastle with serious head injuries and remained in intensive care until Sunday 12th February when he died from his injuries.
The driver of the Focus, a 29-year-old man from Durham was treated for shock at the scene and his passenger, a 25-year-old woman from Consett was uninjured.
A tribute from his sister, Nicola on behalf of the family described Jason as; “A beloved brother who was tragically taken from us too soon. Although he is gone, he will never be forgotten.”
Durham Police are asking anybody with any information about the collision to get in contact.
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