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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a car crash in North Tyneside on Friday evening.
The collision happened around 8.10 pm on Hadrian Road, Wallsend when a Vauxhall Vectra collided with an Audi.
The passenger in the Vauxhall, a male in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Vauxhall is currently in hospital with serious, life threatening injuries. The Audi driver sustained minor injuries.
Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Northumbria Police quoting incident number 1178 131017.
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A man has been sentenced for nine years following an attempted robbery at a shop in Wallsend.
Peter Laws, 33, formerly of Westmorland Road, North Shields, was convicted of several offences, including robbery and possession of an offensive weapon when he appeared at Newcastle Crown Court on Monday, March 27.
The offence took place at the Lifestyle Express, Addington Drive, Wallsend, on Boxing Day last year. While in the store as a customer, Mr Laws produced a knife and threatened to stab the owner unless he handed over cash before leaving the store.
PC Steve Cook said:
"We are committed to taking action against those responsible for serious offences such as robbery and carrying weapons. We recognise these offences may cause a great deal of concern in our communities and that’s why we’re firmly focused on making sure offenders are caught and face the consequences of their actions."
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