A Heart investigation's found a five-year-old is among hundreds of North East pupils to be caught with drugs in school
Child Abuse Cases Up In The North East
Reports of child sex abuse are up by a third, with more than 2,100 investigations across the North East in just one year
The spike is being partly blamed on an increase in reports after the Jimmy Savile scandal.
Across England and Wales as whole there were more than 31,000 allegations - that's 85 per day.
Just over a quarter of the victims were under 11 and almost 3 thousand were 5 or under.
NORTH EAST POLICE FORCE FIGURES
Here is a breakdown by police force of the number of sexual offences against children aged under 18 recorded in 2013/14, according to data provided by the NSPCC.
Cleveland - 411
Durham - 611
Northumbria - 718
North Yorkshire - 393
Two men have been arrested, after a body was discovered inside a burning car in Shiney Row.
Children and a police officer were injured after violence broke out at Middlesbrough and Sheffield United's match
Emergency services are at the scene of an explosion in a residential street in Sunderland
Most Viewed Pictures On Heart
Recently Played Tracks
To listen live, choose your preferred station:
Now playing: The best feel good music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.