Detectives have identified thirty women they want to trace as part of Operation Sanctuary, the investigation into the sexual abuse of teenage girls and young women on Tyneside.
25 men and two women have been arrested this week after a series of raids across Newcastle, Gateshead and South Tyneside.
Frances Read reports.
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It's been confirmed that the Marks and Spencer stores in both Stockton and Darlington will close in August.
It's part of the investigation into the disappearance of Donna Keogh from Middlesbrough in 1998 when she was just 17 years old.
The move is likely to lead to the loss of more than 1,500 jobs.