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The A192 Seatonville Road in Whitley Bay, is closed in both directions due to an accident.
I happened between the A191 Rake Lane and Cauldwell Lane / Cauldwell Avenue.
Police have released the name of a teenage pedestrian who died in a collision with a car in Whitley Bay.
William Dorey was aged 18, and from Cromer Gardens in Whitley Bay,
The collision happened at 9.42pm on Sunday, May 7th, on the A193 The Links in Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, approximately 20 metres north of the junction with Western Way.
Two men who had been arrested in connection with the collision have now been released pending further enquiries.
"We are asking for help from the public to assist our enquiries into this fatal collision. Specifically we're asking for any CCTV footage that motorists may have captured when travelling in the area, or from homes or businesses who also may have had CCTV operating. Any footage of these two vehicles at the relevant time would be of interest to our enquiry."
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Police are appealing for witnesses following two burglaries in Whitley Bay.
Offenders forced their way into the Rendezvous Cafe on Dukes Walk between 6pm on April 8, and 9am on April 9. They stole an undisclosed amount of money and food.
SIA Barbers on Cauldwell Lane was burgled overnight between 6pm on April 5, and 9am on April 6. Money was also taken from this business.
Anyone with information should call police on 101.