Spring sunshine and lighter nights can lead to easy pickings for sneak thieves - police in Northumberland and North Tyneside are warning.Read the full story ›
Police in North Tyneside and Northumberland are responding to concerns raised by local communities by tackling anti-social behaviour.Read the full story ›
Work is starting on a project to strengthen sea defences in Whitley Bay and refurbish the Central Lower Promenade.Read the full story ›
Matthew Davis, who was 39 and from North Parade was found dead in his home on Friday evening.Read the full story ›
Police received a report of concern for a man in an address in North Parade, Whitley Bay on Friday evening.Read the full story ›
A man with a knife demanded cash at a bookmakers on the Coast Road.Read the full story ›
A teenager has been jailed for 28 weeks after a restaurant in North Tyneside was burgled.
Connor Sproat, 19, of Esplanade Avenue in Whitley Bay, was convicted of burglary at North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on 7 March.
Sproat stole cash and alcohol from Turknaz Restaurant on North Parade in Whitley Bay in the early hours of 27 February.
"We are committed to tackling burglary whether it occurs at businesses or homes in North Tyneside.
"Bringing offenders before the courts remains a priority for us and we will not stop targeting those we believe to be responsible for such crimes which we know causes concern in our communities.
"We want to make sure offenders are caught and face the consequences of their actions."
Police are appealing for witnesses following a shop robbery in Cullercoats, North Tyneside.
It's the second time this shop has been robbed recently.
A man entered the One Stop shop, on Saint George's Road, at 8pm on 20 February. He was carrying a knife and demanded money from the till.
He stole an undisclosed quantity of cash and left. No one was injured during the robbery.
The man is described as white, 6 feet 2" tall, thin, with blue eyes.
"We're asking for help from the public to identify and locate the offender and would ask for anyone with information about this incident to come froward.
"This is the second time this store has been robbed recently, the first happened at 9.58pm on Monday, February 13. We are keeping an open mind as to whether the two incidents are linked."
11-19 year olds in Northumberland are being encouraged to discuss their concerns in confidence.Read the full story ›
Searches are due to take place this weekend on North Tyneside for the dog who escaped from a DFDS Ferry before Christmas.Read the full story ›