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Man charged with murder of Reece Allen

A man has been charged with murder following the death of a man who was stabbed outside a house in North Shields.

Reece Allen died after being stabbed on Monday morning. Credit: Northumbria Police

Reece Allen, 24, from Heaton Avenue, North Shields, was discovered with multiple stab injuries outside a property on West Avenue at around 3am on Monday.

On Wednesday night police have charged Joe Welsh, 24, of no fixed abode, with murder.

He will appear before North Tyneside magistrates on Thursday.

The woman, aged 20, who had also been arrested has been released without charge.

Police say enquiries into Reece Allen's death are continuing and officers are urging anyone with information to contact them.

Reece David Allen named as North Shields stab victim

Police have named the man who was stabbed in North Shields, and later died, as 24-year-old Reece David Allen.

Reece David Allen died in hospital. Credit: Family photograph

Emergency services were called to West Avenue at 3.20am on January 25.

Reece David Allen was taken to hospital in Newcastle with multiple stab wounds, but died as result of his injuries.

A 24-year-old man and 20-year-old woman remain in police custody.

  • Anyone with information to help is asked to contact police on 101.

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North Shields murder investigation ongoing

Two people arrested in connection with a murder in North Shields remain in police custody this evening.

A 24-year-old man, who has yet to be formally identified, was found with multiple stab wounds on West Avenue at around 3:20am on Monday. He was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment but died as result of his injuries.

A 24-year-old man and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.

Murder inquiry launched after North Shields stabbing

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a stabbing in North Shields.

Emergency services were called to West Avenue at 3.20am on January 25.

A 24-year-old man was taken to the RVI for treatment to multiple stab wounds but at around 5:20am he died as result of his injuries.

Officers have arrested a 24-year-old man and 20-year-old woman on suspicion of murder.

A section of the street has been cordoned off to allow for forensic enquiries to be carried out.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

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Woman arrested over stabbing in North Shields

A woman has been arrested after another woman was stabbed in North Shields.

Police received a report at 1.05pm today (FRI) that a woman had been stabbed in Malton Crescent.

Map of North Shields. Credit: ITV News

Officers and paramedics attended and the victim was taken to the RVI for treatment.

She is currently in a stable condition.

There is a cordon at the scene to allow for an investigation to take place.

One woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and is currently in custody.

Men charged over Tyneside shop robberies

Jules B, Acorn Road, Jesmond. Credit: ITV News

Two men have been charged in connection with two reported armed robberies at shops on Tyneside.

The first robbery took place on Tuesday, November 24, at the Phone and Computer Care shop, in Rudyerd Street, North Shields.

The following day on Wednesday, November 25 a robbery took place at the Jules B fashion shop on Acorn Road, Jesmond, Newcastle.

Mark Amis, 27, of Westbury Avenue, Newcastle and Gareth Downey, 29, of Quay View, Wallsend have been charged with two counts of robbery, theft of a motor vehicle and arson offences.

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