A Sunderland man has been jailed for over three years for selling forged artworks by the 'Pitman Painter' Norman Cornish.Read the full story ›
The force says giving all officers high-tech mobile devices will allow them to spend more time on frontline policing and improve efficiency.Read the full story ›
A police dog has returned to work after he injured himself running through a glass door trying to catch a burglar.Read the full story ›
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.
The Chief Constable of Northumbria Police says the thoughts of everyone at the force 'are with Berlin' as he reassure the North EastRead the full story ›
Police have arrested one person off their 'most wanted list'. They're still appealing for help in tracking down the other nine.Read the full story ›
Extra police patrols will be carried out in December at railway stations to ensure the safety of travellers in Northumberland.Read the full story ›
The Northumbria Police Operation Dragoon team has been honoured for its work in road safety.Read the full story ›
Northumbria Police are being criticised for putting firearms officers at a Christmas market and allowing children to be pictured with them.Read the full story ›
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