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Graffiti on the Tyne Bridge

10 Nov 2016 11:00 AM

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Police are appealing for information after the Tyne bridge was vandalised.

Between 7:29pm and 7:39pm on Tuesday, November 8, graffiti was sprayed on a number of sections of the Tyne bridge.

15 large yellow tags were sprayed onto the structure with the words 'DVS' 'SPUD' and 'SHUC'.

A person was seen walking across the bridge at the time of the damage who was wearing dark clothing with the hood pulled up. They were carrying a white plastic carrier bag and seen with a yellow can of spray paint.

The bridge was busy with traffic at the time the damages happened and officers are appealing for anyone who might have seen anything, or with any information, to contact them on 101 quoting reference number 448 09/11/16.



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