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Police appeal after man hurt in Darlington

9th February 2016

A Darlington man was left with a fractured leg after a possible hit and run in the town last weekend

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Drugs and gambling case to feature on Inside Out

8th February 2016

A Durham investigation into drug dealing and online gambling, which has led to major changes in the betting industry is to feature on BBC1 tonight

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Web users warned 'webcam blackmail'

8th February 2016

International organised crime gangs are targeting internet users in the UK including those in the North East.

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Glassing suspect arrested in Bulgaria

5th February 2016

A SUSPECT who has been wanted for more than three years has been arrested in Bulgaria.

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Three cars set on fire

4th February 2016

Police and Fire service investigating following incident on garage forecourt, Carville, Durham.

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Man arrested for knifepoint robbery

3rd February 2016

​A man has been arrested on suspicion of two knifepoint robberies in the Gilesgate area of Durham in the last few days

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Police seek hit & run driver

2nd February 2016

​A BOY suffered a broken leg and facial injuries after he was thrown into the air by a hit-and-run driver

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Scam warning for businesses

2nd February 2016

Durham Constabulary is warning businesses across the North East of a re-emerging trend where their telephone exchange systems are vulnerable to exploitation.

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Man critical after collision with car

1st February 2016

​A man in hospital following a collision with car.

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Distinctive diamond ring stolen in burglary

1st February 2016

Burglars stole a diamond ring worth £1,000 when they targeted a farm in Trimdon Grange on Thursday night.

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Re-appeal after motorcyclist collision

1st February 2016

​Police would like to re-appeal for information about a collision which happened last month involving a motorcycle and a car.

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The force in numbers

30th January 2016

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Police make arrests after stabbing in Darlington

29th January 2016

Police have arrested a man and a woman after an incident in a Darlington house which left another man in hospital

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Come along to the Volunteers' Fair

28th January 2016

An event is taking place next Monday where people can learn more about becoming a volunteer in the criminal justice sector

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Force welcomes new recruit

28th January 2016

​A student has broken new ground by being the first visually-impaired member of Durham Constabulary’s workforce.

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Witness appeal after fatal West Cornforth crash

27th January 2016

Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses after a driver died when his van overturned as he headed through the West Cornforth area on Monday night

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Mugger steals engagement and wedding rings

25th January 2016

A woman has been punched in the face and had rings stolen from her by a robber in Stanley

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Appeal to trace missing North Tyneside Man

22nd January 2016

Northumbria Police are appealing for help to trace a missing man from North Tyneside.

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Households in the dark on security

22nd January 2016

More than 300 properties were found to be at risk of burglary during ‘dark nights’ patrols across the force area over the past two weeks.

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'Police' letter in Easington is a fake

21st January 2016

Letters claiming to be from Durham Police have been circulating in Easington and contain 'completely false' allegations about a local man

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New witness appeal to Bishop Auckland collision

19th January 2016

The Road Policing Unit wants to hear from any witnesses to a collision just before Christmas which has left a man seriously injured in hospital

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Witness appeal after three vehicle collision

18th January 2016

Two young women are in a critical condition following a three vehicle collision.

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More than 180 arrested in drink-drive crackdown

18th January 2016

Police caught over 180 motorists who were unfit to drive because of drink or drugs during a month-long crackdown

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Volunteers sought for ethics committee

15th January 2016

Durham Constabulary and Cleveland Police are seeking volunteers willing to help shape the future of policing

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Seven arrested after drugs raids

13th January 2016

​Seven people have been arrested in the north east and Merseyside today on suspicion of conspiracy to supply heroin

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ERASE-ing child sexual exploitation

12th January 2016

YOUNG PEOPLE across County Durham and Darlington are to receive additional support to help them stay safe, in a bid to end child sexual exploitation.

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Suspected drug dealers appear in court

12th January 2016

Twelve men and a woman are up before local magistrates in Newton Aycliffe today after a major police operation targeting suspected drug dealers

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Six charged after attempt on cash machine

11th January 2016

Six men have been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary after a failed attempt to break into a supermarket cash machine

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