Robert Jones licked his lips at the teenage girl and whispered “sexy” before a fellow passenger noticed what was happening and intervened.Read the full story ›
Passengers using the Metro face delays.
- Service suspended between St James and Byker
- Delays between Byker and Gateshead
The disruption is due to a trespass incident at Manors station.
Three men have been charged with murder after the death of Ashley Cochrane. The 29-year-old, was found seriously assaulted in Byker.Read the full story ›
Police investigating a murder at a flat in Newcastle have released the name of the victim.
Ashley Cochrane, 29, of Queens Road, Jesmond, was pronounced dead yesterday after being found with serious injuries at his address.
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Police were called to Catherine House in Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle, at about 1.40 on New Year's Day morning.Read the full story ›
A police woman was knocked unconscious when a group of men became aggressive at a party in Byker.Read the full story ›
A man has been arrested after a hostage situation in Newcastle.
Police say a man entered the Job Centre Plus in Byker and allegedly took members of staff hostage. They were all released.
A search of the premises will now take place and the cordon around the premises remains in place. The Byker Metro Station will also stay closed.
Nobody was injured during the incident.
All hostages have now been released and the armed man is the only person who remains in the Job Centre building, police have said.
Officers are urging people to avoid the area while they deal with the incident.
Northumbria Police are reassuring members of the public who are concerned about the ongoing hostage situation in Byker, Newcastle. Officers say there is no intelligence to suggest this incident is terror related.
Bomb disposal teams are at the scene 'as a precaution' because of reports a man has an explosive device.
Police are aware that there are a number of concerns about the ongoing situation in Byker following recent terror incidents in Manchester and London. At this time there is no information or intelligence to suggest this is a terrorist incident. Specialist negotiators remain on the scene to speak to the man in question.