Tyne & Wear

Teenagers arrested over knife burglary in Whitburn

Two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary in South Tyneside.

The burglary happened at about 04:00 BST on Thursday, at an address on Nicholas Avenue in Whitburn, Northumbria Police said.

The residents, who were not harmed, alerted police to two intruders armed with knives in their home.

A police spokesman said they were increasing patrols in the area to offer reassurance.

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