Two burglars responsible for hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of break-ins across Newcastle and Gateshead have been jailed.Read the full story ›
Taxi drivers working in the Northumbria Police force area are being warned to be extra vigilant after a spate of thefts from cars.Read the full story ›
Carl Hodgson, of Seaburn Gardens in Felling fled from court minutes before he was due to be sentenced.Read the full story ›
Police have launched an investigation after a man was stabbed in Blyth.
It happened around 2:45pm on Sunday 28 May.
Emergency services attended and the 40-year-old man was taken to hospital by air ambulance with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances around the incident
Police are appealing for witnesses after a sexual assault in Newcastle.
It happened between 5.30pm and 7pm on Thursday 25 May.
A 15-year-old girl was walking towards Manors Metro via Oxford Street when she was approached by an unknown man.
The man grabbed the girl, there was then a struggle but the girl managed to push the man off and run away.
The girl reported the incident to police, who sent officers to search the area, but they were unable to find the man responsible.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to the assault, or anyone who may have seen a man acting suspiciously in the area, to get in touch.
The man is described as:
- Aged in his 30s
- around 6ft 2 in tall
- Medium Build
- Clean shaven
- Dark eyebrows
- Wearing black zip up hoody, black trousers and trainers
- Spoke with a Geordie accent
- Believed to be drunk
Extra police have been deployed in the area to carry out enquiries and to reassure any people who may be concerned.
The extra patrols will continue this weekend.
If you are that man, or believe you may know the person responsible, then contact police.
Four people have been warned about motorbike disorder in the past two weeks as police continue to crackdown on the issue.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for three men to come forward, after they assisted a woman in Newcastle city centre.
The men, thought to be in their early 20s, helped the woman to get into a taxi close to Newcastle Sixth Form College in the city centre, in the early hours of Friday 20th May.
Officers believe the woman, who is in her 20s, had been raped at an address nearby.
Police are also keen to speak to the taxi driver, who took the woman home to South Tyneside. They are urging all four men to come forward as witnesses.
A 51-year-old man has been arrested and is in custody. Police say trained officers are supporting the young woman.
Police were called to a disturbance involving a group of men in Throckley where they found a 20-year-old man had been assaulted.Read the full story ›
Police investigating the rape of a woman outside Newbolt Court in Felling, Gateshead on Friday, May 12, have charged a man.Read the full story ›
A prisoner has escaped from jail in Teesside, the police has revealed.
Samuel Hill, 35, escaped from HMP Kirklevington on Monday, April 17th. He was serving a sentence for conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.
Hill has links to South Tyneside and enquiries are being carried out by Northumbria Police to locate him.
Northumbria Police is asking anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact them immediately on 999.