Northumbria Police

Friday, July 24, 2020

Friday, July 24, 2020

Jailed: ‘Controlling’ ex-boyfriend found with large kitchen knife

Jailed: ‘Controlling’ ex-boyfriend found with large kitchen knife

Thomas Eastwood, 19, was jailed after he assaulted his ex-girlfriend and was found in possession of a large kitchen knife in Sunderland.

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Thursday, May 14, 2020

‘Despicable’: Man jailed for coughing at police officer

‘Despicable’: Man jailed for coughing at police officer

Mark Wright, 23, was handed a six-month prison sentence after he coughed in an officer’s face and claimed he had coronavirus in Newcastle.

Friday, February 28, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020

Police say dangerous driver named Astin Martin is ‘no James Bond’

Police say dangerous driver named Astin Martin is ‘no James Bond’

A dangerous driver, ironically called Astin Martin, has been handed a lengthy ban after reaching more than three times the speed limit.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

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Northumbria police host 'speed-faithing' session for student officers

Northumbria police host 'speed-faithing' session for student officers

Leaders of several different faiths present to teach student officers about their religion

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to race

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to their race

Judge rules Newcastle grooming gang didn't target white girls due to their race

Judge Penny Moreland says the men in the gang targeted teenagers and young women who were 'young, impressionable, naive and vulnerable'

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Police call for witnesses after a body is found in enflamed car

Body found in flaming car near Sunderland

Body found in flaming car near Sunderland

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service had discovered the body after being called to extinguish the flames

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Northumbria Police: Paying £10k to a child rapist 'should have been the last measure to think about', says former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal

Rochdale sex gang prosecutor blasts Northumbria police for paying child rapist £10,000

Rochdale sex gang prosecutor blasts Northumbria police for paying rapist £10,000

The former chief prosecutor, who initiated proceedings against members of the Rochdale sex gang, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the landmark case in the north-east

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of historical sex abuse in football

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of historical sex abuse in football

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of sex abuse

The force joins the FA and the Metropolitan Police in looking into the growing scandal in football

Monday, November 28, 2016

Monday, November 28, 2016

The FA is 'monumentally useless', says David Mellor as the organisation opens investigation into the growing child sex abuse scandal

The FA is 'monumentally useless', says David Mellor as sex abuse scandal begins

The FA is 'monumentally useless', says David Mellor

Up to seven professional football clubs are now involved in the scandal after more than 20 ex-players allege they were victims

Friday, November 25, 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016

NAPAC founder calls for mandatory reporting in institutions as football sex abuse claims rise

Expert calls for mandatory reporting in institutions as football sex abuse claims rise

Expert calls for mandatory reporting as football sex abuse claims rise

Northumbria Police and Cheshire Police are investigating historical sex abuse allegations in football after a number of high-profile footballers revealed they were abused as youth players