Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

2 Minutes Yesterday In

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

2 Minutes Yesterday In

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06:52 Metro misery for first day back at work On the first day back to work after the Christmas break for many, commuters faced delays and disruption on the Metro. A train broke down near Jesmond, followed by a problem with the track in Boldon. Problems were first reported when a train was stuck in Jesmond and the delays quickly increased to 30 minutes while Metro staff attempted to move it. Trains then ground to a halt in Boldon due to a track circuit failure. The disruption ended at 10am.

07:41 Can you solve man's van mystery? The public have been asked to help solve a memory-loss mystery after a man was found in the back of a van with no idea how he came to be there. The man was found on Monday, January 2, in a van in West Woodburn, between Hexham and Bellingham in Northumberland. The 29-year-old seemed to have no memory of how he had found himself in Northumberland, or why he was in the van. He was unhurt but taken to hospital as a precaution. Police are asking anyone who saw a purple Mercedes Vito van on Monday to get in touch.

11:57 Woman sexually assaulted in alleyway Police are searching for witnesses after a woman was dragged down an alleyway and sexually assaulted. The 46-year-old victim was standing outside the Comrades Club in Haltwhistle, Northumberland when the attacker pounced, dragging her into a nearby alleyway, sexually assaulting her and leaving her with injuries to her face. Police are now appealing for witnesses to the assault, which happened at about 11.30pm on Monday, January 2, near Main Street.

12:43 Newlyweds found hanged in Cambodia A couple who were found dead in a guesthouse in Cambodia had married on Christmas Day just days before their death. Robert Wells, 36, who was born in Sunderland but lived in Newcastle most of his life, married his wife Imogen Goldie, 28, on an idyllic Island a week before his death. …

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