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Three men in court for spate of burglaries.

THREE men have appeared in court charged with multiple burglaries following an alleged crime spate in Gateshead.

Police received a number of reports of burglaries in the Greenside area in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Three houses were broken into as well as a shed and a number of vehicles on the Rookwood Hill estate. One vehicle is said to have also been stolen.

Police say a number of high value power tools were taken during the alleged incidents. Officers from the Gateshead West Neighbourhood Policing Team launched an investigation and within hours they had made three arrests.

Further inquiries into the incidents have been ongoing and property from the burglaries has been returned to their owner.

In the early hours of yesterday morning three men were charged with a string of burglary offences and they have now appeared in court.

Peter Robinson, 43, of Tweed Street, Chopwell, charged with four counts of burglary, three counts of theft from motor vehicle, theft of a motor vehicle, driving without insurance and driving without a licence.

Jonathan Gregory, 37, of No Fixed Abode, charged with four counts of burglary, three counts of theft from motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle.

Colin Urwin, 43, of Blyth Street, Chopwell, charged with four counts of burglary, three counts of theft from motor vehicle and theft of a motor vehicle.

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Publication:The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 28, 2017
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