Police have released CCTV pictures of people they would like to speak after a woman was attacked on the Metro.
A 22-year-old woman was travelling on the Metro on the evening of Saturday 6 April when she was approached by a girl who punched her in the face.
The woman was also kicked and bitten before she had her phone stolen.
The attack happened just before the Metro got into North Shields station travelling from Whitley Bay.
Police want to speak to the man and woman in the photos as they believe they may have information that could help their investigation.
Anyone who recognises them is being asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.