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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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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 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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Man dies following police pursuit

18th October 2019

​​A man has died following a police pursuit in County Durham.

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Police issue images of two women wanted in connection with a theft

18th October 2019

The victim, who was in her 80s, was shopping on Sedgefield High Street at around noon on Tuesday, August 20.

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Witness appeal following collision on Walworth Road in Darlington

15th October 2019

The incident occurred shortly after 12pm on Saturday (October 12.

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Police appeal following a spate of criminal damage in Evenwood

14th October 2019

Witnesses reported seeing a group of men make off in vehicles from the scene following each report of criminal damage.

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Police appeal following collision near Chilton on Friday night

14th October 2019

The collision occurred shortly after 6.30pm and involved a Seat Leon and Mercedes Sprinter.

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Major recruitment drive launched by Durham Constabulary

11th October 2019

Applications to join Durham Constabulary as a police constable open this morning (October 11), with potential new recruits having until 5pm on Friday, October 25 to submit their application.

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Man killed in multi-vehicle collision named by police

11th October 2019

William Edward Turner, who was known to his friends and family as Eddie, died when the Vauxhall Viva he was driving was involved in a collision on the A167 at Coatham Mundeville on Tuesday morning.

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National award for roads policing inspector

10th October 2019

​ Inspector Jon Curtis, from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit, took home the award for Individual Excellence in Promotion of Road Safety at the recent national Safer Roads Partnerships conference.

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World Mental Health Day: Supporting the police officers of County Durham and Darlington

10th October 2019

​Our police officers support our communities day in, day out…but have you ever thought about who supports them?

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Police appeal following serious assault in Darlington

8th October 2019

It is believed two men attended Woodland Terrace shortly after 8.30am on Friday (August 23) where they requested to speak with the occupant of a flat.

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Large quantity of metal construction items stolen in Bishop Auckland

4th October 2019

The incident occurred between 4pm on September 12 and 7am on September 13 at a secure construction site to the rear of Newgate Street.

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Concerns over welfare of missing hen harrier

4th October 2019

The signal from a young male hen harrier was lost while it was flying over the Bowes area on September 9. It is one of two which have gone missing recently in northern England.

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Police appeal after pub window smashed in Ferryhill

1st October 2019

Two men approached The Dean and Chapter shortly after midnight on Saturday (September 28) and caused damage to the window.

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E-fit appeal after sexual assault in Easington

30th September 2019

The victim was walking a long Thorpe Road shortly before 10pm on Sunday (September 22) when she was approached.

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John Littlewood alleged murder investigation update

27th September 2019

​A further arrest has been made by officers investigating the death of John Littlewood.

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Man seriously injured following A1(M) collision

27th September 2019

The one-vehicle collision happened on the A1(M) southbound at 4.50pm yesterday (September 26), around a mile after the Burtree Interchange, near Darlington.

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Joint fireworks display set to light up Durham skies

25th September 2019

The spectacular show, organised by Durham Constabulary and County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service, will be staged at police HQ, Aykley Heads, on November 5th.

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Further arrests in John Littlewood murder investigation

24th September 2019

Three men who were previously detained on suspicion of murder on August 2 and released under investigation have been rearrested. A further two women have also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Officers help raise £20,000 for charity with Royal Marine style 'yomp'

24th September 2019

​Officers from Durham Constabulary have helped raise more than £20,000 for charity with a challenge which pushed them to their limits.

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