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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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Police investigate reports of a rape in North Shields

Police investigating a report of a rape in North Tyneside are appealing for witnesses.

It happened between12.45am and 12.50am on Saturday November the 7th, when a 20-year-old woman was raped by a man as she walked on Trevor Terrace, North Shields.

A 41-year-old man has been arrested and released on police bail pending further enquiries.

"An investigation into the incident is underway and we appeal to anyone who may have been in or around Trevor Terrace at the time of the incident and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to contact police.

We believe the offender had a dog with him at the time of the incident and we ask anyone who may remember seeing a man with a dog in Trevor Terrace in the early hours of Saturday, November 7, to contact us"

– Detective Inspector Donna Rose
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