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Appeal following unprovoked assault

27th June 2017

THE assault took place at the Bay Horse pub, in Bishop Auckland, at around 6pm on Friday, May 26.

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Police appeal after woman robbed in Durham City

27th June 2017

Officers investigating a robbery are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

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Summer driving campaign tackles rural speeding

26th June 2017

The safety camera van attended two locations on the A689 and caught eight vehicles speeding. A further eight were also caught speeding through Community Speed Watch events.

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Drug dealers jailed for more than 18 years

23rd June 2017

​A GANG of drug dealers have been jailed for more than 18 years for supplying heroin.

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Cow sculpture joins Police HQ's herd

22nd June 2017

​A COW sculpture has joined Durham Constabulary’s herd of animal artwork.

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Mile With a Smile raises funds for charity

21st June 2017

​More than 100 police officers and staff pulled on their running shoes and ran a ‘mile with a smile’ to raise funds for charity.

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Forty drivers caught intoxicated since launch of summer campaign

20th June 2017

Forty people have been found to be intoxicated whilst driving during the first two weeks of a summer drink and drug driving campaign.

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Little Tern eggs stolen from conservation site

19th June 2017

​Eggs from one of the UK’s rarest seabirds have been stolen from a conservation site.

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Renewed appeal following petrol station robbery

15th June 2017

Detectives investigating a robbery at a petrol station have released further CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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Summer driving campaign launched

15th June 2017

​​A crack-down on dangerous and careless driving in rural County Durham has been launched by police.

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Alco ices spark police warning

14th June 2017

As the weather warms up, police are reminding drivers about the alcohol levels in flavoured ice lollies

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Man seriously injured after car leaves road

13th June 2017

A man remains in hospital with serious injuries after his car left the road in the early hours of this morning.

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Appeal after deer killed in Weardale

12th June 2017

Police are appealing for information after a number of wild deer were killed and butchered in Weardale.

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Lorry driver in A1 crash dies in hospital

9th June 2017

The truck driver, from Tyneside sadly died in hospital on Thursday evening

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War veteran's life savings stolen in burglary

9th June 2017

​A SECOND World War veteran and his wife have had their life savings stolen after burglars broke into their home.

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Two in hospital after separate crashes

8th June 2017

A lorry driver and a biker are in hospital after being involved in two separate incidents on the A1(M) and the A1086 Coast Road

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Officer dragged along by car at drink-drive check

7th June 2017

A police officer narrowly escaped being injured at a drink-drive checkpoint near Durham

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London attack update

4th June 2017

We are aware that people will be concerned following the terrible events in London last night, and our thoughts are with those affected.

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Appeal following West Cornforth fire

4th June 2017

​Police are appealing for information following a house fire this evening.

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Man dies after falling from flat window

3rd June 2017

A man has died after falling from a flat window in Darlington.

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Potential assault witnesses urged to come forward

3rd June 2017

​Two witnesses of a potential assault are being urged to come forward by police.

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Summer drink-drive campaign begins

1st June 2017

Roadside breath tests will be carried out across Durham and Cleveland to support the month-long campaign

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Calendar boys raise thousands for good causes

1st June 2017

More than £5,000 was raised through sales of the Police Interceptors 2017 calendars

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New quad station opens in Barnard Castle

31st May 2017

The building houses police plus fire, ambulance and the local mountain rescue team

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Job alert: Information analyst vacancy

31st May 2017

We are looking for a talented individual to join us as an Information Analyst (Data Modeller) at Durham Constabulary - the best performing force in England and Wales.

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CCTV released of robbery suspect

31st May 2017

​CCTV has been released of a man police would like to speak to in connection with a robbery at a petrol station.

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Family pay tribute to dad killed in collision

30th May 2017

Christopher Janson described by family as having a "huge heart"

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Grandad dies on tractor rally

30th May 2017

Robert Hanson was killed when his vintage tractor left the road

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