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Limited edition Snowdog Metro tickets available

Tyne and Wear Metro has revealed a number of special ticket options to help people as they visit the array of Great North Snowdogs.

Snowdog Pop card Credit: Nexus

The limited edition Snowdog Pop Pay As You Go card costs £13.50 and comes with a £10 balance already loaded on so you can start making journeys straightaway.

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Metro station assault leaves 64-year-old woman with broken arm

Police are appealing for information after a woman was assaulted at a Metro station in Newcastle.

Police want to speak to this man in connection with an assault at a Metro Station in Newcastle. Credit: Northumbria Police

At around 9.45am on Sunday 14th August a 64-year-old woman was at the Metro ticket machines at Central Station when she was approached by a man and pushed to the ground.

The woman suffered a broken arm in the fall but the male responsible fled the scene following the incident. Officers attended but were unable to locate him.

Police have been carrying out a number of enquiries and have now released an image of a man they would like to speak to. He was in the area and could help officers with the investigation.

The man, or anyone who recognises him, should contact police on 101 quoting reference 458 14/08/16 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Metro delays due to ongoing incident at West Jesmond

An ongoing incident at West Jesmond metro station is causing delays to the service between West Jesmond and The Coast.

A North East Ambulance spokesperson said they received a call at 17:13 and it remains on the scene.

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15 year-old girl threatened with a knife on the Metro

Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to after a 15-year-old girl was threatened at a South Tyneside Metro station.

Police would like to speak to this man after a passenger was threatened on the Metro. Credit: Northumbria Police

The girl was threatened by a man with a knife at Hebburn Metro Station at around 9.20pm on July 23rd.

She was not injured during the incident but was left extremely shaken and contacted police but when officers arrived the male involved had already left the scene.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing and police have now released an image of a man they would like to speak to. He was in the area and may be able to help with enquiries.

The man, or anyone who knows him, should contact officers on 101 quoting reference 1372 23/07/16.

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