Police are offering a cash reward offered in appeal to locate two escaped prisoners.
A reward of up to £1,000 is being offered for information that leads to the capture of two escaped prisoners.
Barry John Henry Lynn, aged 35, from the Scotswood area of Newcastle and Michael Forster, 41, from the Gateshead area, escaped from Hatfield Prison, near Doncaster, on Wednesday, November 25.
They travelled to the area the same day and are believed to be in the North East - addresses are being checked in the Newcastle, Gateshead and South East Northumberland areas.
Anyone with any information should contact police on 101.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a robbery at a clothes store in Jesmond.
The incident happened at 9.30 on Wednesday morning at the Jules B shop on Acorn Road.
Two men aged 27 and 29 are currently in police custody.
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