Newcastle was charged with murdering a teenager after a man's death.
On Wednesday, August 14, at 6.20 pm, a police officer was informed that a man was attacked at the door of the Old Mall on the Old Town Square.
Emergency service arrived and was taken to the hospital, where he died. Since then, he has been called 52-year-old Peter Duncan from Newcastle.
A 17-year-old man, who was not named for legitimate reasons, was charged with killing, assaulting, and stealing. He will be on trial on Monday at the North Tinsessay Magistracy.
Now officers have restored a screwdriver that has been used as a weapon.
During the investigation, eight men were arrested.
Two men aged 15 and 17 were released without further action. During the investigation, 14 and 17 years of liberty were released.
Another 15-year-old detainee was released on Thursday.
It is a difficult time for Peter and his family, and we ask them to keep their privacy.
"We know that such events may have a major impact on the local community. I would like to assure you that I am doing everything possible to help society and businesses avoid these tragic events and make people feel safe.
"I am also grateful to those who provided information and for the patience of the majority of our investigations."
– Leader of Northumbria Police, General Manager Ged Noble
Anyone with information that might help investigate requests police officers anonymously by calling 101 to 15/08/19 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111.