Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to identify after a burglary at a hairdressers in Gosforth.Read the full story ›
Daniel Chapman from Gosforth was last seen on February 5 after he left home for a weekend in the capitalRead the full story ›
Police investigating an assault on two men in Newcastle released an image of a man they believe could help with their investigation.
A man approached two men, aged 33 and 34, outside the Job Bulman Pub on Saint Nicholas Avenue, in Gosforth. He assaulted them at around 11pm on November 22.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.
Police are appealing for information after an 85-year-old man had his car stolen during a robbery in the Gosforth area of Newcastle.
At 6.53am this morning (Friday, January 22) the man got out of his vehicle on Woodbine Road when he was approached by two men.
They assaulted the man, throwing him against a wall before stealing the car and heading towards Salters Road.
The car is a three-door silver Ford Fiesta, registration number NK06 RWF.
The men were described as being in their 20s, around 5ft 8ins tall and rough looking.
The victim was left uninjured but shaken by the incident.
Police are appealing for information after racist comments were made towards a woman in a Newcastle supermarket. On Wednesday, January 20 a woman was abused in Asda on Hollywood Avenue in Gosforth.
Enquiries are ongoing and police are releasing images of a man they want to speak to about the incident. PICTURE HAS BEEN REMOVED.
He was in the store at the time of the alleged offence and may be able to help with enquiries.
Chief Inspector Steve Hails, of Central Area Command, said:
"We are treating this alleged incident as a potential hate crime and we take hate crimes and incidents of this nature very seriously.
We understand, and do not underestimate, the impact that a hate crime can have on an individual, and indeed a community, and would urge anyone who is the victim of any incidents of this nature to come forward and report it to us."
Police are warning cyclists to protect their equipment after expensive bikes were stolen from Gosforth in recently.
Thieves broke into a garden shed in Linden Road overnight between November 23 and 24 and stole two bikes and cycling equipment.
One of the bikes is a black Specialized Allez road bike with two white bottle holders on the frame and light grey tape on the handle bars. The other is a black Specialized Langster road bike with black plastic mudguards, a black saddle bag and two lights on the front. The bikes are thought to be worth around £700 each.
A day later thieves went into a garage in Rows Terrace and stole a white Merida Crossway 500 2015 Hybrid bike worth £750.
Cyclists are being urged to protect their bikes from burglars by keeping them somewhere safe. If storing expensive cycles in sheds and garages then use good quality security equipment, such asa D Lock, or a combination of lock and chain, and attach them to something secure.
For advice and information on how to beat the burglars and keep your property safe click here.
A large sinkhole on a residential street in Newcastle has revealed old mine workings.Read the full story ›
A huge 30ft deep sinkhole has appeared in a residential street in Newcastle.
There is currently no access to Craster Square in Coxlodge, Gosforth, and emergency services are in attendance.
Nobody has been injured, but the crater has revealed old working mines.
The family of David Savage has released a statement after he died following a stabbing in Gosforth.
"Dave grew up in the idyllic surroundings of New Zealand but as a young man he always wanted to explore the world.
"His mother was British and as he had dual citizenship, he eventually decided to settle in England. He took well to living in the North East as he found people here were warm and welcoming.
"He had lots of friends who enjoyed his fun loving and generous personality. He was well known in the area as his local business the '2 for 1' club he made lots of local contacts.
"He was deeply loved by his family and he was a committed partner to Donna and his children, Jak and Erin. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
"We are all devastated by his death but his two beautiful children will help get us all through this. Donna will raise Jak and Erin in a way that will make their daddy proud.
"Donna would like to thank all those who have generously given to the fund set up to start a new life for her and the children to establish a new home from the scene of his loss."
A Northumbria Police investigation is currently underway.
Northumbria Police says a 17-year-old male has been charged with murder following a stabbing in Gosforth on Saturday. He has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon.
The teenager, from Newcastle, was remanded in custody and will appear before North Tyneside Magistrates Court this morning.
David Savage, 42, from Gosforth, was stabbed in the chest at his home on Park Avenue at around 5.45am on Saturday.