Northumbria Police

Man Who Ran From Police 'Found Dead At Bottom Of Cliffs'

PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

The police watchdog has been informed after a man was found dead at the bottom of cliffs moments after escaping from a police vehicle. Northumbria ...

Why Have The Magpies And Black Cats Taken On The Law?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport

In an unlikely show of solidarity, Newcastle United and Sunderland football clubs have vowed to ignore Northumbria Police over its control of derby ma...

Police Aim To Clean Up Vacuum Case

PA | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK

A man who walked into a train station carrying two vacuum cleaners and then threw them on to the track is being sought by police. The incident took...

Bodies Recovered From River Wear After Girls Go Missing

PA | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

UPDATED 06:30, 24 July 2013 - Police confirm recovery of bodies Dive teams have recovered the bodies of two teenage girls who went missing as they ...

Murder Investigation After Body Found In Flat In North Shields

PA | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

Detectives are questioning four people on suspicion of murdering a Lithuanian man whose body was found in a flat. Mantas Leonavicius, 22, was found...

Investigation Launched Into Death In Police Custody

PA | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK

The death of a man in custody who had been arrested for being drunk and disorderly is being investigated by the police watchdog. The 34-year-old ma...

57-Year-Old Woman Faces Murder Charge After Body Found

PA | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK

A woman has been charged with murder after a body with stab wounds was found inside a house in Northumberland. Tina Casey, 42, from Holywell was fo...

Sunderland Fan Arrested Over West Brom 'Monkey' Gestures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Sport

Police have arrested a Sunderland fan over alleged racist gestures directed at West Bromwich Albion striker, Romelu Lukaka on Saturday, reports the Su...

Arrest Made In Stan Collymore Racial Abuse Case

PA | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Sport

A man has been arrested after ex-footballer Stan Collymore was allegedly racially abused on Twitter. The 21-year-old man is in police custody and i...

Six Hospitalised After Gateshead Gas Explosion

PA | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

A police officer suffered serious burns to his face in a suspected gas blast that ripped through a house in Gateshead. Five others were injured in ...

Calls For 'Rathband's Law'

PA | Posted 10.03.2012 | UK

Calls were made to better protect 999 workers injured in the line of duty at a service to honour the life Pc David Rathband who was shot and blinded b...

Man Rescued After Diving Into Icy River To Save Stranger's Dog

PA | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

A Good Samaritan who jumped into an icy river to save a stranger's dog had to be rescued by passers by. The 51-year-old was pulled from the River W...

Man Held Over Racist Tweets Sent To Stan Collymore

Posted 07.01.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested after ex-Premier League star and football pundit Stan Collymore reported racist abuse on Twitter, according to reports. A 2...