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Sleeping man stabbed by burglars

Police are appealing for information after three men broke into a house and stabbed a man in the face.

A 32-year-old man was asleep on his living room sofa when three intruders entered his home through an unlocked back door at 11pm on August 13. It happened at an address in Victoria Avenue in Wallsend.

The householder woke up and was attacked by one of the men who stabbed him in the face, all three then left the premises. The injured man received treatment for a 4cm puncture wound to his face at the Royal Victoria Infirmary before being discharged.

Officers are investigating and carrying out house to house enquiries.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

Three arrested after North Tyneside stabbing

Police are appealing for witnesses following a stabbing in North Tyneside.

Officers were called to Coach Road at 3.45am on August 9. They found a 38-year-old man with puncture wounds to his body. He was taken to the RVI where he received treatment.

Officers are carrying out enquiries in the area and believe the man was assaulted nearby in a back alley on Portugal Place in Wallsend and then walked to Coach Road.

Police have arrested three men aged 30, 38 and 44 on suspicion of assault and they are in custody helping police with their enquiries.

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

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Woman suffers serious injuries in Wallsend hit and run

A woman was left with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Wallsend which then drove off.

A 35-year-old woman was hit by a car on Churchill Street at 1.20am this morning (FRI 5th AUG)

The driver stopped, got out of his car and made a call and then drove off towards Howdon.

Members of the public who heard the collision came and helped the woman and called an ambulance.

The woman suffered serious facial injuries and cuts to her body, and was treated by paramedics before being taken to Cramlington Hospital where she is receiving treatment.

"We want to trace the driver of this car who drove off from the collision without helping the clearly injured woman.

We're appealing for the driver himself to come forward and anyone who may know who the driver is from the description we have to contact police.

We're also asking for anyone who was in the area at the time and who may have or heard anything to contact us."

– Sergeant Kathryn Nicoll, of Motor Patrols
  • The car is described as small and green coloured, possibly a Ford Fiesta
  • The driver is described as white in his 20s with stubble.
  • He was wearing a grey hoody, red cap and black Addidas joggers.

Second man arrested after death of man in Wallsend

A second man has been arrested after the death of a 28-year-old man in Wallsend.

At 12:40pm on Tuesday, August 2, police received a report from the coroner about the death of man from the Bewicke Road area.

The man was been taken to Cramlington hospital on Monday, August 1, after being found in an address in Bewicke Road.

He passed away in hospital.

The man who died has been named as Andrew Keenan of Bewicke Road in Wallsend - his death is being treated as unexplained.

A 35-year-old man who had initially been arrested in connection with the death remains in custody.

Police have also arrested a second man, aged 30, in connection with the death. He also remains in custody at this time.

Death of man in Wallsend 'unexplained'

Police in North Tyneside have launched an investigation after the death of a man in Wallsend.

Officers received a report from the coroner about the death of man from the Bewicke Road area on August 2.

The man, 28, had been taken to hospital on August 1, after being found in an address in Bewicke Road and later died in hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing and the death is being treated as unexplained.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death and is currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.

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Man arrested after 'unexplained' death in Wallsend

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of another man in Wallsend.

At 12:40pm on Tuesday (August 2) police received a report from the coroner about the death of man from the Bewicke Road area.

The man had been taken to hospital on Monday (August 1) after being found in an address in Bewicke Road.

He later died in hospital.

Enquiries are ongoing into how the 28-year-old man died.

His death is being treated as unexplained.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death and is currently in custody helping police with their enquiries.

Man stabbed in Wallsend

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 37-year-old man was stabbed in North Tyneside.

The man was walking along Denbigh Avenue in Wallsend at 4pm on July 31. He was approached by three men who stabbed him in the chest, he attended North Tyneside Hospital and transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary where he was released following treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

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