Four men were due to appear in court today charged with burglary.
The charges follow a brreak in at Monarch Terrace, Winlaton, on Monday, January 13.
Kyle Russell, 21, of Stridingedge, Washington; Ryan Feldman, 19, of Cambridge Avenue, Washington and Connor Sullivan, 18, of Teviot, Rickleton, have all been charged with aggravated burglary and possessing an offensive weapon.
Kallum Nesbitt, 18, of Wellburne Road, Washington, has been charged with aggravated burglary, possessing an offensive weapon and possessing cannabis
All four were due to appear at Gateshead Magistrates’ Court this morning.