Tyne & Wear

North Tyneside attempted kidnap of teenage girl: Man charged

A man has been charged with the attempted kidnap of a 13-year-old girl in North Tyneside.

Terry Shelton, 46, of Heartside Crescent, in Backworth, will appear before North Tyneside magistrates later.

The incident happened on Saturday at about 17:00 BST near to Eccleston Close in the Backworth area.

The girl had been walking towards Backworth from Northumberland Park Metro Station.

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