Northumbria

Michael Maugham aged 13 and is missing from his home in Benton

Police are appealing for help from the public to trace a missing teenager. Michael Maughan, 13, was last seen at an address on Fairways Avenue in Benton at around 9.30am yesterday morning (Sunday). He has been missing before but police need...

Police hunt driver who posted selfie while doing 50MPH on motorway

Police are on the hunt for the 'Geordie Aviator' after he posted a selfie on Twitter while doing 50MPH on a motorway, after his reflection gave the game away The Geordie Aviator can been seen clearly holding his phone in his...

Northumbria Police Operation Dragoon swoops national award for outstanding contribution to roads policing

A Northumbria Police road safety team who developed a unique intelligence grading system for serious road offenders have won a national award for 'Outstanding Contribution to Roads Policing'. Operation Dragoon - which featured in ITV primetime show Car Wars -...

Urgent: Jennifer Hillier is missing from Hexham police concerned about her welfare

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 20-year-old Northumberland woman. Jennifer Hillier from Hextol Terrace in Hexham was reported missing on Monday, January 16, at 5.30pm from her home address. She is described a white woman, 5 ft x...

Urgent Appeal Missing Gateshead man Ronald Cook, 79

Police are appealing for help in tracing a missing 79-year-old Gateshead man Ronald Cook from Shincliffe Gardens in Gateshead has not been seen since 10.30am on Friday, November 11, when he left his home address. He is described a white man,...

Northumbria’s Dumbest criminal steals buggy from outside Police Station

A Drunken man had a moment of madness when he stole an electric buggy at the Blyth Tall Ships event. What he failed to notice was that he was in front of a police station with many officers stood around. The...

Prisoner escapes Cramlington Hospital and quickly caught by Northumbria Police

Police were called to Cramlington Hospital in Northumberland at 6pm on Friday, April 22 following reports that a prisoner from HMP Northumberland who had attended the hospital had escaped. The prisoner, a 36-year-old man who had received treatment and was...

James Prout body has been found by police 

Police searching for missing North Tyneside man James Prout have a found body. James, 43, was reported missing at around 8am on Good Friday but had not been seen by friends or family since early February. Police carried out a number...

Tragic Caitlin Marie Ruddy aged 15 named after being swept out to sea at Cullercoats Bay

Northumbria Police have tonight named a 15 year old who died following a tragic incident  in Cullercoats Bay, North Tyneside on Saturday night, January 16,  Sadly  a 15-year-old girl died in hospital after she was earlier swept into the sea. Police...

15 Year Old Swept into Cullercoats Bay sadly dies

Northumbria Police have announced the tragic death of a 15 year old girl.  The 15-year-old girl who was swept into Cullercoats Bay, North Tyneside on Saturday night, January 16, has sadly died in hospital last night. Officers were called at 7.44pm...

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