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Investigations continue after fire at Gateshead Stadium

Police are appealing for information after a fire at Gateshead Stadium.

At 6.55pm on Tuesday April 26, vandals set fire to a number of crash mats behind a fenced area at the stadium on Neilson Road.

Fire services extinguished the fire and enquiries are now continuing into the incident, which police are treating as a suspected arson.

Anyone with any information into the fire is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 896 26/04/16.