Police Operation Soundwave

Police are ‘turning up the volume on crime’ in a crackdown to silence criminals in Northumbria.

View all 3 updates ›

Operation Soundwave gets underway

Police have raided homes in Ashington as part of a crackdown on offences such as theft, burglary, shoplifting and handling stolen goods.

Two properties were raided today in a search for suspected stolen property.

No immediate arrests were made, but so far, 15 people have been arrested as part of Operation Soundwave.

More top news