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Takeaway delivery driver robbed in Killingworth

Police are appealing for information after a takeaway delivery driver was robbed in North Tyneside.

Two men approached the driver and he returned to his car. They demanded money and a quantity was taken. The incident happened at 9.25pm on October 10 in Swindale Drive in Killingworth.

The 34-year-old driver was not injured.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

Fundraiser follows Percy Hedley equipment theft

The Northumberland Masons will be holding a charity rugby fun day at the Percy Hedley Sports Academy at Killingworth. There will be live bands, wheelchair rugby, classic motorbikes and climbing. The day will end with a match between Northumberland and Durham masons.

It follows the theft of equipment from the academy's van. A theft that took place outside while members were attending a presentation.

The news has come as a huge blow to the staff at Percy Hedley - Kenny Toal reports: