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Man in a critical condition after Sunderland assault

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A man has been charged with assault after another man was attacked in Sunderland city centre.

The assault happened on Sunday 3 September between 9.15pm and 9.45pm near to the entrance of Debenham's car park at The Bridges Shopping Centre.

A 53-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries where his condition remains critical.

Keith Ramshaw, 37, of Bournemouth Parade, Hebburn has been charged with assault.

Three other people who were arrested, one man and two women, have been released on police bail.

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and asking anyone with information to contact Northumbria Police.



Police appealing for witnesses after a spate of burglaries in Blyth

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Police are appealing for witnesses following two house burglaries in Blyth, Northumberland.

Both took place around 2.30 in the early hours of Saturday, August 26.

One in Walsham Close where thieves gained entry via a rear door and stole property including keys to a car, they drove off in, jewellery, cash, wallet, perfume and mobile phones.

The stolen car was recovered nearby.

A second burglary took place in a neighbouring street in Druridge Drive and was discovered a short time later.

Thieves gained and stole property including cash, mobile phone and jewellery, before leaving.

Police are appealing for witnesses to either crime.

Concern for missing Sunderland teenager

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Police are appealing for help to find a missing 16-year-old boy from Sunderland.

Dylan Waddle from Minton Square has not been seen since Friday 19 August when he left home at 6pm to stay with a friend

He has since failed to return home.

Dylan is described as:

  • White
  • 6ft tall
  • Athletic build
  • Short dark mousey hair
  • Blue eyes
  • Fair complexion
  • Wearing a dark hoody, tracksuit bottoms and trainers.

Police are concerned for his welfare and are carrying out enquiries to find Dylan.

Officers are appealing for Dylan to make contact with them.

Anyone who recognises him or may have information on his whereabouts is urged to call Northumbria police.

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