Police confirm report of 'girl being forced into van' on street

Police have tonight confirmed they are carrying out an investigation into a report a girl was taken from a street.

Monday, 22nd July 2019, 9:15 am
Northumbria Police launched inquiries following a suspicious incident in Felling.

Northumbria Police has issued a short statement following concerns a child was taken in Gateshead.

A spokesperson for the force said: “Police are investigating reports of a suspicious incident in Gateshead.

“We received a report of a girl being forced into a white van on Coldwell Street, Felling.

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“If anyone has any information, please contact 101 ref 1091 200719.”

The inquiry is centred on an incident in Coldwell Street in Felling. Image copyright Google Maps.