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Police arrest two after man is shot in Newcastle

Police arrest two after man is shot in Newcastle

Police have made two arrests after a man was shot in Newcastle. A 41-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. A 37-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of possessing a prohibited weapon. They both remain in police custody. Superintendent Mick Paterson said: “We believe that the offenders […]

Couple gets five years in prison after sexually abusing child in Northallerton and Hartlepool

Couple gets five years in prison after sexually abusing child in Northallerton and Hartlepool

A peadophile and his girlfriend, who systematically abused a child in a series of depraved acts, are now behind bars. John Brooker, 68, and Lesley Trewhitt, 56, were told they knew what they were doing when they abused the child in the Northallerton and Hartlepool areas in the 1990s. Mr Brooker, of Lansdowne Gardens, Newcastle, admitted […]