Two charged after woman robbed on Metro

Two people have been charged after a woman was attacked and robbed on a Metro in North Shields.

The robbery happened on Saturday 6 April when a woman was approached while travelling on the Metro and punched in the face. She was also kicked and bitten and had her mobile phone stolen.

Police have now arrested two people in connection with the incident.

A 15-year-old girl from Newcastle has been charged with robbery and is due to appear at court in Newcastle today.

An 18-year-old man has been charged with attempted robbery and is also due to appear at court today.