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Did you witness a robbery in Shotton on Friday?

18th November 2019

The incident occurred at around 2pm on Friday (November 15) on Bridge Street.

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World Class Policing award for Community Peer Mentor project

15th November 2019

A PROJECT which has reduced demand on frontline officers by empowering vulnerable people has been honoured at the inaugural World Class Policing Awards.

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Police dog Jet retires

15th November 2019

​A canine crime-fighter is putting his paws up after eight loyal years of active service.

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Two brave men recognised at Police Public Bravery Awards

15th November 2019

Both James and Oliver exposed themselves to considerable risk in intervening during the incident and their actions saw the offender arrested.

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Estate project crowned POP winner

14th November 2019

​A street games project which has seen antisocial behaviour on a housing estate cut by 95% has won a police problem-solving award.

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Do you know where your children are and what they’re doing?

12th November 2019

That’s the question police are asking parents following a spate of antisocial behaviour in Darlington.

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Detectives appeal after an elderly lady was robbed in Perkinsville

11th November 2019

The elderly victim was making her back from church when she was approached by a man along Wansbeck Close.

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Fundraiser held in honour of former police officer

11th November 2019

​Family, friends and colleagues of a former police officer who tragically died last year have raised more than £7,200 in his memory.

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Do you own a drone?

8th November 2019

From November 30, anyone responsible for a drone or an unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) weighing between 250g and 20kg will need to register with the Civil Aviation Authority.

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Detectives appeal after elderly lady is robbed in Darlington

8th November 2019

Officers are now keen to speak to anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident particularly those walking towards the fireworks display at the Northern Echo arena.

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Pedestrian is seriously injured after collision with van in Blackhill

6th November 2019

​A PEDESTRIAN has been seriously injured following a collision with a van.

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Masked man who held lady at knifepoint has been jailed

5th November 2019

The woman was housesitting for a friend when three masked men forced their way into the property in Sacriston in March last year.

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Man in court charged with several serious offences

5th November 2019

Michael Collier appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court today (November 5) to face three counts of robbery, two counts of burglary, one of aggravated burglary, two thefts and one count of possession of a knife in a public place.

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Benjamin is Teesdale's latest Young Hero

1st November 2019

​BROTHERLY love was at the heart of Teesdale’s Young Hero for October.

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Team work helps recover suspected stolen property

1st November 2019

​Good team work between officers and the rural community meant a suspected stolen animal feeder was recovered before the victim even knew it was gone.

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Man in court charged with rape

1st November 2019

Alexander Neil Dixon appeared at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court yesterday charged with one count of rape and one count of assault by penetration.

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“Had it not been for Lisa, Elise's dream would have been a little further away."

1st November 2019

​Well done to PC Lisa Hall who has received a Wow! Award nomination after she helped make an autistic teenager’s 18th birthday extra special.

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Scott becomes force's youngest call handler

31st October 2019

A teenager is proving that hard work and determination are the key to success as he prepares to become the force’s youngest call handler.

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“They are without doubt both proper gentlemen and fantastic police officers.”

30th October 2019

Well done to PCs Matthew Fussey and Shaun Richardson who have received Wow! Award nominations from a man they arrested.

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Can you help detectives investigating a serious assault in Spennymoor?

30th October 2019

The victim was leaving the Voltigeur pub at around 1am on Saturday (October 19) when he was assaulted.

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Jail for man who assaulted PCSOs

30th October 2019

PCSOs Ian McKenna and Julie Brown were the first on scene at a one-vehicle collision involving a Vauxhall Corsa, which happened on the Kaysburn roundabout, near Witton Gilbert, on June 2 this year.

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Burglar targets same family twice

25th October 2019

A BURGLAR who targeted the same family twice in five days is being sought by police.

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Men at court in Medomsley Detention Centre abuse invsetigation

24th October 2019

​Two men have appeared in court charged with abusing young men at the former Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett.

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Operation Seabrook - Medomsley Detention Centre

24th October 2019

Help and advice for victims who have reported to police allegations of sexual and physical abuse at the former Medomsley Detention Centre, near Consett

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Witness appeal after man left with serious head injuries following assault

22nd October 2019

The 32-year-old was punched in the head during the incident, which happened outside Chester’s on Front Street, in Chester-le-Street, at around 3am on Sunday, October 13.

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Teenager sentenced for knifepoint robbery

22nd October 2019

The 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, threatened a lone cashier with a machete before making off with a small amount of cash.

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Teenager left with broken leg following collision

21st October 2019

The 13-year-old pedestrian had stumbled into the road when he was struck by a vehicle on Front Street, in Great Lumley, at 8.30pm on Friday (October 18).

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Car dealership offers helping hand to Mini Police project

21st October 2019

​A big thank you to Sherwoods of Durham for supporting our fantastic Mini Police project.

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