Here are some of the criminals jailed in December from across Sunderland and Durham.

Nine criminals from Sunderland and Durham who were put behind bars in December

These are the faces of the criminals jailed in the Wearside and Durham areas last month.

This is not a list of all offenders jailed, but of those who have committed offences where our police forces have deemed it worthy to release their custody photographs to the public.

Jailed for seven years for six offences of dissemination of a terrorist publication and one of possession of a document containing terrorist information.

1. Abdulrahman Alcharbati, 32, of Noble Street, Sunderland

Jailed for seven years for six offences of dissemination of a terrorist publication and one of possession of a document containing terrorist information.
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Jailed for 10 years for rape.

2. Araz Abdulla, 23, of Roker Avenue, Sunderland

Jailed for 10 years for rape.
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Jailed for nine years for rape.

3. Gavin Carey, 28, of Kellett Close, Washington

Jailed for nine years for rape.
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Jailed for 10 years for rape. The offence was carried out in his Cash Exchange shop in Houghton.

4. Mohammed Rahman, 30, of Broomfield Street, London

Jailed for 10 years for rape. The offence was carried out in his Cash Exchange shop in Houghton.
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