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Police appeal after schoolgirl hit by car in North Tyneside

Police are appealing for witnesses after a schoolgirl was hit by a car in North Tyneside.

Police appeal after schoolgirl hit by car in North Tyneside Credit: Northumbria Police

At around 4pm on January 11th, police received a report that a schoolgirl had been hit by a car on A1056 Killingworth Way in Killingworth.

Emergency services attended and the girl was taken to hospital by paramedics with suspected serious injuries.

The road has been closed between the Station Road junction and the Greenhills roundabouts to allow officers to deal with the incident.

Officers are carrying out enquiries to establish exactly what happened and are appealing for witnesses. Any witnesses, or anyone with information that may help police should contact officers on 101 quoting log 837 11/01/17.

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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:

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