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Two robberies in Bishop Auckland

28th September 2016

Two people were robbed in separate incidents in Bishop Auckland last week

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Man arrested for aggravated burglary

28th September 2016

A man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary after a couple were burgled in Bishop Auckland in the early hours of yesterday.

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Forensic services to merge

27th September 2016

Durham Constabulary and Northumbria Police are to launch a joint forensic services function.

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Sentimental items stolen in burglary

26th September 2016

Items of sentimental value were stolen from an elderly couple in a burglary. Officers are appealing for help to try and locate the items.

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Cops cycle for charity

26th September 2016

DC Damon Devine, from Durham Constabulary’s Major Crime Team and retired cop David Cable completed a gruelling 235 mile bike ride in 24 hours for suicide prevention charity If U Care, Share Foundation.

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Car and van stolen in burglary

26th September 2016

Two vehicles have been stolen after a house break-in. The VW Up and a VW Transporter van were stolen from a house Bishop Auckland. Officers are appealing for information.

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Fallen officers honoured at old HQ site

23rd September 2016

Police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty are to be remembered as part of a new Durham housing development.

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Supermarket in Brandon ‘ram-raided’

23rd September 2016

FOUR MEN targeted the Coop store on Lowland Road, Brandon overnight, using a car to force the shutters stealing a substantial amount of alcohol and cigarettes.

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Durham Constabulary 'Top of the league' for victim satisfaction

22nd September 2016

VICTIMS of crime and anti-social behaviour in County Durham and Darlington are more satisfied with the service they receive than victims elsewhere in the country, it has been revealed.

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Police release CCTV footage of Horden robbers

22nd September 2016

Police have released CCTV footage of the moment masked robbers raided a bank in Horden yesterday.

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Armed robbery in Horden

21st September 2016

An armed robbery has happened at a bank in the Peterlee area.

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Woman assaulted during attempted robbery

21st September 2016

​A woman has been assaulted during an attempted robbery in Bowburn.

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Campaign launched across Europe to prevent road deaths

21st September 2016

A EUROPE-wide campaign to raise awareness of road deaths is being supported by Durham Constabulary.

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Durham's latest cadet recruits

19th September 2016

The newest ranks at Durham Constabulary may be Junior by name, but they are mighty by nature.

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Appeal to trace collision witness

19th September 2016

We are trying to trace the driver of a vehicle following a collision at the weekend.

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Domestic abuse training offered to businesses

16th September 2016

Since 2015 the force has delivered training and support to over 1000 champions from over 200 businesses based throughout County Durham and Darlington.

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Ted retires after more than 40 years in Durham Police

16th September 2016

​Scientific Support manager Ted Edgar is retiring after 42 years with the force.

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New Inspector takes charge in Seaham

14th September 2016

Seaham police inspector Lee Blakelock has gone back to his roots as he settles into a new role

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Driver given detention order after police pursuit

13th September 2016

Two vehicle pursuits in County Durham over the weekend led to a string of arrests and stolen property being recovered

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Cash seized from suspected criminals

13th September 2016

£23,475 in cash has been seized after police stopped a vehicle in Darlington last week. Two people were arrested in connection with the incident.

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Family pay tribute to skydive victim

12th September 2016

The family of Pamela Gower, who died following a skydive in Shotton at the weekend, have today paid tribute to her.

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Teenagers to tackle youth issues

12th September 2016

A trailblazing scheme will see seven young people given two-year apprenticeships as youth development workers

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Fatal sky dive victim named

11th September 2016

A woman who died yesterday following a sky diving incident has been named.

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Police act on drivers not wearing seatbelts

9th September 2016

A week-long safety campaign starts on Monday focusing on drivers and passengers who choose not to wear seatbelts

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New tool to combat shoplifting

9th September 2016

SHOPLIFTERS are being warned if they operate in Darlington they will be caught.

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Woman fights off would-be robber

8th September 2016

A woman from Spennymoor successfully fought off a would-be mugger late last night

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Police catch over 100 speeding drivers per day

6th September 2016

​Over 100 speeding drivers were caught each day during a recent clampdown on those flouting the speed limit.

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Victim of Darlington crash identified

6th September 2016

​The man who died after his car left the road and crashed on a roundabout near Darlington has been formally identified as Darren Stephenson-Bennett

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Man charged after supermarket attack

5th September 2016

A 29-year-old man has been charged with GBH following an attack on a member of the public in ASDA, Neasham Road Darlington just after 2pm on Sunday, September, 4.

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Man dies in road collision near Darlington

4th September 2016

Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses after a man died when the car he was driving crashed on a motorway roundabout

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Woman shot in leg

2nd September 2016

​A woman has been shot with an air rifle in Bishop Auckland.

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Man attacked and robbed in Durham

2nd September 2016

A robber targeted a man in Durham as he made his way home last night

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Public survey reveals confidence in police

1st September 2016

A new report by government inspectors has found a high level of public satisfaction with the police in England and Wales

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They're back! New series of Police Interceptors starts

1st September 2016

A new series of TV's Police Interceptors begins next Monday, once again showcasing the work of Durham and Cleveland's road policing officers

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Seaham bus crash - new witness appeal

31st August 2016

Crash investigators are hoping to trace a potential witness to a collision involving a bus and a car in Seaham

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Behind Bars - Michael Bulmer

30th August 2016

A man from Chester-le-Street has been jailed for three years after admitting to the supply of heroin

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