Detectives investigating a murder in North Shields have arrested three people.
A 22-year-old man was found dead at a property in Stanley Street on Friday, May 10.
At 6am this morning, Saturday, May 11, officers arrested a 17-year-old boy and two men, aged 18 and 22, all from the North Shields area. All three remain in police custody.
The police say there is nothing to suggest that there is any risk to the wider public.
People can speak to officers either face to face in the area, by ringing 101 extension 69191 or by calling Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.