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Shop theft: CCTV image

CCTV image of man police want to talk to

Police investigating a theft in North Tyneside have released a CCTV image of a man they'd like to speak to. The theft happened at 2.45pm on Saturday, March 8, at Nisa in Tynemouth Road in Wallsend.

A number of food items were stolen.

Officers are keen to speak to the man pictured as it's believed he was in the store at the time and may be able to help with their enquiries.

Items stolen from house

Police are appealing for information after a TV and computer were stolen from a house in Newcastle. The theft happened around 5.30am on Saturday, May 17, at an address near Camden Street in Shieldfield.

A black LG 20" flatscreen TV and a silver Apple Macbook were stolen.

Officers are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen someone in Shieldfield carrying a TV and laptop in the early hours of May 17, or who may have been offered similar items for sale.


Arrests after spate of Newcastle car break-ins

Police have arrested 3 people following thefts from 7 cars over the weekend. Thieves smashed their way into the locked cars and vans parked overnight in Strathmore Crescent and Canning Street areas in Benwell and stole items including; cash, a sat nav and a variety of tools.

We actively target offenders and are urging the public to be vigilant to make sure they lock their cars and remove valuables when they park up.

– Inspector Alan Davison

3 men, aged 26, 31 and 36, have been arrested on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle. Suspected stolen property has also been recovered by officers.

Arrest over Bicycle Theft

A man has been arrested following a bicycle theft in Newcastle. It happened on January 11, at 4pm, when the bike was left unattended at clothing shop, HR Ray, on Shields Road in Byker. A 27-year-old man was arrested and charged with theft. The bike was later recovered.

Sunderland Robbery

An 18 year old woman has been robbed in Sunderland. It happened yesterday afternoon at around 4pm. She was walking from the bus stop at Manor Road, Sulgrave, and knocked to ground by a man. He stole her shopping bags and cash from her handbag. The victim was shocked but not injured.

The suspect is described as being around 6ft tall, skinny build, wearing a black hooded top, grey track suit bottoms and black trainers or shoes.

Police are appealing for witnesses.


Police release images in relation to Sunderland theft

Officers want to speak to the men pictured to help with their enquiries. Credit: Northumbria Police

Police investigating a theft in Sunderland have released a CCTV still of two men they'd like to speak to.

At 10.15am on Friday 18 May two men went into the Maplins electronic store in the city centre and left with a CCTV dome camera without paying.

Officers want to speak to the men pictured as they may be able to help with police enquiries.

Ambulance theft in Hartlepool

Emergency services have described the theft of an ambulance as the lowest of crimes. Joy riders stole an ambulance while paramedics attended a patient inside a house in Hartlepool. It was taken from Wynyard Road in the early hours of Sunday.

Cleveland Police used a helicopter to track the vehicle which was found abandoned 20 minutes later in nearby Monach Road. The ambulance was left with its lights flashing but all equipment was still there.

The patient who was being treated did not need to go to hospital but staff are angry that the ambulance was taken off the road at all.

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