Lee Irving was beaten for days, drugged and dumped by the side of a footpath in June last year
Two Arrests After North Shields Hit And Run
Two people have been arrested after a man was injured in a hit and run in North Shields.
A 28 year old man and a 20 year old woman are being questioned on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle and remain in custody.
A 72 year old man was hit by the car on Saville Street at around 9.40am and has been taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
His condition is not life threatening.
The car involved has been recovered by Northumbria Police and they urge anyone with information to contact them on 101.
A team of trained officers will investigate allegations of child abuse at Newcastle United, relating to the 1980s and 1990s
A Gateshead mum, who lost her son in a crash caused by a driver on drink and drugs, is warning others not to drink or drug drive
Police were called to an alley near Poplar Street this morning where a man was found seriously injured
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