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OPERATION HYDROS- Disorder Easington Lane

Police have launched an investigation following a large scale disorder in Murton Lane, Easington Lane area on 13th May 2024.

Details of Incident/Appeal

On the 13th May 2024 serious disorder took place in Easington Lane, in particular, the area of Murton Lane which involved motorcycle and vehicle disorder resulting in a number of vehicles being set on fire, the actions of those involved caused disruption to the local community. Officers are appealing for information from the public as an investigation into reports of disorder continues.


If you have any information of the events you are encouraged to inform Northumbria Police and provide any CCTV/footage/images you have to assist the investigation, this can be completed anonymously.

Contact Information

Information regarding this incident can be provided to an officer on duty or by calling 101 quoting reference NP-20240513-0281.


Alternatively submit information electronically by clicking the button below. Digital media such as CCTV can be uploaded within the online form.


Information can also be reported anonymously by calling independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting their website.