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Elderly woman suffers suspected broken shoulder following robbery

21st September 2017

AN ELDERLY woman was left with a suspected broken shoulder after being robbed in Durham.

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Police pledge support for Project EDWARD

21st September 2017

​‘LET'S cut deaths’ – that’s the message from police as they join a European-wide bid to reduce casualties on the road today.

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Daughter of PC who died meets police pup named in his honour

20th September 2017

THE daughter of a police officer who died of cancer has met the police pup named in his honour.

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Tributes paid to “loving, family man”

20th September 2017

THE family of a grandfather who died after being involved in a collision with a lorry have paid tribute to a “loving, family man”.

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Vulnerable male missing for over two weeks

20th September 2017

POLICE are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a vulnerable male who has been missing for just over two weeks.

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Conman must pay back £100,000 - or face further 18 months in prison

20th September 2017

​A CONMAN must pay back more than £100,000 or face a further 18 months behind bars.

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Elderly pedestrian seriously injured after collision

18th September 2017

AN ELDERLY pedestrian has been seriously injured after being hit by a reversing car.

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UK threat level reduced from critical to severe

17th September 2017

The Home Secretary has announced the UK threat level has been reduced from critical to severe.

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Increased police presence across County Durham and Darlington

16th September 2017

​COMMUNITIES can expect to see an increase in police patrols to provide a “visible, reassuring presence”.

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Householder attacked with hammer during burglary

15th September 2017

Three males forced their way into the home in Horden shortly after 10pm on September 11 and stole a quantity of money and a mobile phone.

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NHS experts have joined Durham Constabulary’s call centre

14th September 2017

NHS experts have joined Durham Constabulary’s call centre to improve the support provided to people suffering with mental health illnesses.

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Remember the Law: Drone Pilots

14th September 2017

Following a handful of concerns raised by Durham Tees Valley Airport, Durham Constabulary are encouraging those with drones to consult the Civil Aviation Authority’s ‘Drone Code’.

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Four hundred drivers caught speeding

11th September 2017

​A WEEK-long crackdown on speeding drivers saw more than 400 people caught going too fast across Cleveland, County Durham and Darlington.

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Clunk, click, every trip

8th September 2017

​ROADS policing officers across Durham and Cleveland are supporting a national week-long seatbelt campaign beginning next week.

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"Dream come true" for pint-size police team

7th September 2017

IT'S a “dream come true” for a pint-size police team which now have their own mini-bus.

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Co-op store burgled three times in nine days

7th September 2017

​A CO-OP store has been burgled three times in nine days.

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Force recruits new Special Constables

7th September 2017

THE top performing police force in the country is set to recruit new Special Constables.

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Tributes paid to 'gentle giant' biker who died after collision with a car

6th September 2017

TRIBUTES have been paid to a ‘gentle giant’ who died after his motorbike was involved in a collision with a car.

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Nuisance Youth Banned From Durham City

5th September 2017

​A YOUTH has been banned from entering Durham City following a string of anti-social behaviour.

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Man left with severe facial injuries following altercation

5th September 2017

​​A MAN suffered severe facial injuries and lost a section of his ear following an altercation.

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Mobility scooter stolen from elderly man’s garage

5th September 2017

A MOBILITY scooter has been stolen from an elderly man’s garage.

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Thieves steal garden statue

5th September 2017

​THIEVES have stolen a garden statue from an address in Darlington.

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Teenager bitten by dog in Newton Aycliffe

4th September 2017

​POLICE are keen to trace a man who was walking a dog when it bit a teenager.

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Body found in search for missing Consett woman

4th September 2017

​A BODY has been found in the search for missing person Julie Forster.

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Biker dies following collision with a car

4th September 2017

A BIKER has died after he was involved in a collision with a car.

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Alcohol seized from underage drinkers

4th September 2017

​POLICE have seized alcohol from underage drinkers.

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Teenager seriously injured after collision between car and mini moto

2nd September 2017

​​A TEENAGER is seriously ill in hospital after the mini moto he was riding was involved in a collision with a car.

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Family pay tribute to "much-loved" grandmother

30th August 2017

A FAMILY has paid tribute to a “much-loved” grandmother who has died following a road collision.

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Masked burglars force entry into Co-op store

30th August 2017

​TWO masked burglars have forced entry into a Co-op store.

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Man remanded following knifepoint robberies

29th August 2017

​A MAN has appeared at court in relation to a number of knifepoint robberies in Darlington.

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Motorcycle Week of Action aims to cut road deaths

29th August 2017

SAVING a life could be as simple as taking one extra look at a junction.

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Men in court after officers injured during incident

29th August 2017

​TWO men have appeared at court after four police officers were injured while dealing with an incident.

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Four police officers injured while dealing with incident

28th August 2017

​FOUR police officers have been injured while dealing with an incident, with two requiring hospital treatment.

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Nominations wanted for police volunteer awards

25th August 2017

NOMINATIONS open for awards recognising the outstanding contribution of police volunteers.

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Officer diagnosed with cancer starts fundraising campaign

24th August 2017

​WITHIN 24 hours of being diagnosed with cancer, a County Durham Police Officer had embarked on a charity fundraising campaign.

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Collision update: Man arrested following crash

24th August 2017

​A 27-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested in connection with a collision in St Helen Auckland.

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