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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.

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.

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.
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