Police are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in North Tyneside.
Officers were called to Coach Road at 3.45am on August 9. They found a 38-year-old man with puncture wounds to his body. He was taken to the RVI where he received treatment.
Officers are carrying out enquiries in the area and believe the man was assaulted nearby in a back alley on Portugal Place in Wallsend and then walked to Coach Road.
Police have arrested three men aged 30, 38 and 44 on suspicion of assault and they are in custody helping police with their enquiries.
Anyone with information should call police on 101.
Police are appealing for witnesses following a report of a sexual assault on a beach in North Tyneside.
A 23- year-old woman was sunbathing on Tynemouth Longsands, at the Priory end of the beach, on August 7, at 1.50pm. A man was seen to sexually assault the woman before they both left the beach and drove off together.
It is believed a number of people who were also on the beach witnessed this incident and helped the woman to leave the beach together with the man.
A 66-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released on bail pending further enquiries.
"These sorts of incidents on public beaches are most unusual and I'm sure if people saw this take place they would remember it
"We know that a number of people helped the man and woman get into their vehicle and we are asking for these people, or anyone with information to come forward as it may help our enquiries."
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
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A car has crashed into a house in North Tyneside, leaving two people injured.
A Vauxhall Vectra car crashed into a bungalow at Dudley Lane, in Seaton Burn at 10.16am on Wednesday.
The driver and passenger of the car were taken to Cramlington Hospital, although their injuries are not believed to be serious.
The accident caused "substantial structural damage" to the house.
One man was in the property at the time.
Dudley Lane has been closed in both directions.
Police are investigating the cause of the collision.
Clear damage. Police asking anyone who saw or heard the car which hit the house to contact them https://t.co/viSOeVLWHc
Police are warning residents to lock their cars after a spate of break-ins on North Tyneside.
Forest Hall, Whitley Bay and Cullercoats areas have all been targeted.
"It only takes a thief a few seconds to reach into an unlocked car and steal something left lying on the seat or in the glovebox.
These are sometimes items worth hundreds of pounds and the loss can be expensive as well as upsetting, to the owner.
"It's also vital residents report anything suspicious to police straight away so they can investigate.
"Extra patrols are taking place in the affected areas to make enquiries into these thefts and to provide reassurance to residents."
Police are appealing for witnesses after a 37-year-old man was stabbed in North Tyneside.
The man was walking along Denbigh Avenue in Wallsend at 4pm on July 31. He was approached by three men who stabbed him in the chest, he attended North Tyneside Hospital and transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary where he was released following treatment.
Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.
Police investigating the death of a man in Wellfield in North Tyneside have identified him.
Ian Hardy was 68 years old and from Collingwood Road.
Enquiries to establish how he died are ongoing and the death continues to be treated as unexplained.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
Police have named a man found dead with a stab injury at a house on North Tyneside.
The body of 68-year-old Ian Hardy was found in Collingwood Road in Wellfield in Whitley Bay on Friday night.
Police say enquiries to establish how he died are ongoing and the death continues to be treated as unexplained.
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