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Man wanted after South Shields nightclub assault

Police appeal to trace Shaun Mason from Jarrow Credit: PA

Police investigating an assault in a South Shields nightclub are appealing for the public's help to trace a man wanted in connection with the assault.

In the early hours of Sunday 18 December a man in his twenties was seriously assaulted and taken to hospital for treatment.

Police are keen to trace 26-year-old Shaun Mason from Jarrow who was in Viva nightclub at the time of the attack.

Enquiries are ongoing to locate him and anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to get in contact with Northumbria Police.


Shop keeper robbed at knife point in Gateshead

Police are investigating after a member of staff at a shop in Gateshead was robbed at knife point.

It happened at 5:30pm on Sunday (November 27) when a man entered the Partners store in Keir Hardy Avenue in Wardley.

He threatened the staff member before making off with some money.

The suspect is described as:

  • Wearing a grey hooded top
  • Grey jogging bottoms
  • Black scarf covering his face
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