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Armed police in Fenham

Armed police are in Fenham after reports of a man seen with a gun in Croydon Road. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Armed police are in Fenham after reports of a man seen with a gun in Croydon Road.

Police raids found two air weapons, both of which were seized.

Four people have been arrested

Police car chase in Ashington

A police car was following a Ford Mondeo car on Woodhorn Road when the it pulled out of sight at speed. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police are appealing for witnesses after a two vehicle crash in Ashington.

A police car was following a Ford Mondeo car on Woodhorn Road when the it pulled out of sight at speed.

It happened around 5pm on Monday, January 30, on Milburn Road.

Shortly after, the Ford hit a Nissan Quashqai before slamming into a wall on Milburn Road. It eventually came to a standstill after crashing into a tree. The two people inside of the Mondeo then ran off.

Officers have arrested a 31-year-old man on suspicion of failing to stop after an accident, he has been bailed pending further enquiries.

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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.

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