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Payphone stolen in Wallsend

Police are appealing for witnesses following the theft of a payphone in Wallsend.

It was ripped off the wall in the lobby of the Wallsend Engineer's Club on Coach Road in North Tyneside at approximately 9.05pm on Wednesday, September 28.


Cat found decapitated in Wallsend

A cat has been found decapitated in Wallsend.

Police and the RSPCA were called to a field on St Peter's Road at 3pm on August 29. Officers found the animal with its head separated from its body.

There are no reports of any missing cats and the animal was not chipped. At this point, it is unclear how the cat was injured or if it was attacked by another animal.

If you have any further information contact Northumbria Police on 101.

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.

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