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Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing!They then ran off with the leather Marks and Spencers handbag that contained a brown leather purse, keys, cash and a number of bank and store cards, before getting into a small silver hatchback carThe offenders are as in their late teens, one was wearing a silver grey hood with stripes under the shoulders. Call 101 with information.Man questioned over Gateshead rape Detectives have quizzed a man over an alleged rape.Northumbria Police issued a public appeal for help to trace Scott Burrell, from Pelton near Chester le Street.The 26 year old was located in the Coxhoe area of County Durham on Saturday night.The alleged attack happened on Wednesday.Appeal after masked men storm house Masked men stormed a North East home making threats.The incident happened at 2.40am yesterday, in The Oval, Blyth.Three men wearing masks went in the property and threatened the occupant,
a man in his 40s.He was not injured in the incident and nothing was stolen.Detectives are carrying out enquiries and appealing for witnesses, in particular anyone who may have seen three men acting suspiciously in the area in the early hours of Sunday morning.Anyone with information should call 101 ext 69191 quoting reference 243 210914.Reward offered after Killingworth minibus stolen and crashed A minibus used to transport people with disabilities was stolen and crashed by criminals.Between 5pm on Friday, September 5, and 1am on Saturday, September 6, thieves stole a minibus that was parked outside the Killingworth Arms pub in Killingworth, North Tyneside.Police believe the thieves had stolen the keys from behind the bar sometime between 5pm and midnight. The van was crashed nearby at St Joseph’s Close.The van was owned by Trett Transport and specially fitted out for disabled users.Trett Transport and the Killingworth Arms have offered a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.Police are on 101 ext 69191 quoting reference number 049015U/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.Man and woman arrested after flat fire in South Shields A man and woman have been arrested on suspicion of arson following a flat fire on South Tyneside.The blaze happened at around 9.25pm on Friday at a first floor flat in the Dean Road area of South Shields. No one was injured.Initial enquiries suggest the fire was started deliberately and it is being treated as arson.A man and a woman, both aged 29,
were arrested following the incident.Detectives investigating are asking witnesses or anyone with any information are asked to contact police on 101 ext 69191.