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£1,000 of goods taken from Metrocentre store

Police have released a CCTV image after £1,000 worth of goods were stolen from a shop Gateshead.

The items were taken from Blacks in the Metrocentre on 23 November.

Officers want to speak to the man pictured because he was in the store at the time of the incident and could have useful information.

Anyone who recognises this man is asked to contact police on 101

BHS Gateshead Metrocentre branch closes today

The Gateshead Metrocentre branch of BHS closes its doors for the final time today.

The struggling retailer filed for administration April but no buyers came forward.

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley was at one point interested in trying to save parts of the business.

The BHS stores in Hartlepool, Sunderland and South Shields have already closed.

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