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Underage drinking tackled in Bishop Auckland

17th November 2017

Police officers tackling underage drinking in Bishop Auckland are warning parents not to buy alcohol.

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Driver involved in a collision is being sought by police

16th November 2017

The incident happened on Haughton Road, Darlington on Saturday (November 11) at around 1pm

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Family of man missing for two days thanks emergency services for help in search

16th November 2017

​THE family of a man who went missing for two days has thanked police for their help in the search.

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New wheels for Christmas? Check the laws.

15th November 2017

Police are reminding members of the public who may be planning to buy vehicles such as motorcycles, mini motos and quad bikes as Christmas presents to check the laws before buying.

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Burglary victim left upset after thieves steal £7000 worth of horse equipment

15th November 2017

The burglars broke into a garage on Low Station Road, Leamside, in Houghton-Le-Spring between 8.30am and 4pm on November 8.

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Twenty new PCSOs will take to the streets of County Durham and Darlington

14th November 2017

Twenty new PCSOs will take to the streets of County Durham and Darlington in the coming weeks.

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DCI awarded SIO of the year 2017

14th November 2017

​DCI Michael Callan who recently retired from Durham Constabulary after 35 years of exemplary police service has been awarded National Senior Investigative Officer (SIO) of the year 2017.

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Tributes paid to cyclist who died in High Shincliffe collision

14th November 2017

​THE family of a cyclist who tragically died following a collision last week have paid tribute to him, describing him as a ‘devoted husband, wonderful father, grandfather, brother and friend.’

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CCTV released following suspected theft

13th November 2017

POLICE investigating a suspected theft have released CCTV footage of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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Detectives investigating sexual assault re-appeal for public’s help to identify man

10th November 2017

​Detectives investigating a sexual assault are re-appealing for the public’s help to identify a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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Cyclist dies following collision on A177

10th November 2017

​A CYCLIST has died following a collision with a car today.

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Appeal following armed robbery at Peterlee

10th November 2017

​Officers attended reports of an armed robbery at a Post Office on York Road, Peterlee this morning (November 10).

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Durham police officers receive award for going the extra mile

10th November 2017

​Two Durham police officers have won an award for going the extra mile.

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Durham Constabulary takes part in national firearms surrender

9th November 2017

​POLICE in Durham are urging people to hand over any unwanted guns and ammunition as part of a national firearms surrender.

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Durham Constabulary ‘outstanding’ for third year running

9th November 2017

DURHAM Constabulary has been graded as outstanding across all areas of efficiency for the third year running.

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Don't get bitten by a loan shark this Christmas

8th November 2017

​Durham Constabulary are working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) to steer residents away from borrowing from loan sharks in the lead up to Christmas.

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Police urge owners to take care when de-icing cars following theft

8th November 2017

Police are urging car owners to take extra care when de-icing cars following the theft of a van this morning.

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Motorbike damaged whilst parked on a driveway

8th November 2017

On Friday, October, 20 between 3pm and 4pm, a motorbike was damaged while parked on a driveway in Chilton.

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Man indecently exposes himself in Darlington

7th November 2017

The incident happened between 9am and 10am in the woodland area in Merrybent, Darlington on Thursday (November 2).

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Remembrance events

7th November 2017

​WE ARE proud to be supporting two Remembrance events in Durham City this weekend.

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Elderly woman left with head injury after being robbed in Darlington

7th November 2017

The 67-year-old woman was walking along Eastbourne Road from Neasham Road last night (Monday, October 6) at around 8.20pm when a man on a bike approached and grabbed the lady’s handbag from her shoulder.

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Charity collection tins stolen from store in Bishop Auckland

7th November 2017

The incident occurred at Global Education Trust on Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland.

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Quadbike stolen from a shed in Consett

6th November 2017

The burglary took place on Iveston Lane, Consett between 9pm October 1 and 6am October 2.

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Purse stolen as lady falls asleep on bus

6th November 2017

POLICE investigating the theft of a women's purse have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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Darlington rapist jailed for 12 years

6th November 2017

​A RAPIST who attacked a stranger on a riverbank has been jailed for 12 years.

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Historical explosive devices handed in at Police Station

6th November 2017

HISTORICAL explosive devices were handed in at Durham City Police Station. The devices were brought to the front desk at about 2:50pm today (November 6).

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Burglary victim devastated after thieves steal sentimental jewellery

3rd November 2017

​A BURGLARY victim has been left devastated after thieves stole thousands of pounds worth of sentimental jewellery.

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Officer speaks of ‘humbling’ experience after being deployed to British Virgin Islands

1st November 2017

A DURHAM Constabulary officer who travelled to the hurricane hit British Virgin Islands to help with the relief effort has described it as ‘the toughest and most humbling job he has ever done.’

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Trick or treaters - take heed of this useful advice!

31st October 2017

​Trick or treaters! Take heed of this useful advice... 👻

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Police warn stolen drugs could prove fatal

31st October 2017

​POLICE have warned that drugs stolen from a pharmacy overnight could prove fatal if taken incorrectly.

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Appeal following violent disturbance in Darlington

31st October 2017

​OFFICERS are investigating a violent disturbance at a pub in Darlington.

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Inspirational officers and staff celebrated at annual conference

30th October 2017

INSPIRATIONAL people from across Durham Constabulary were honoured at an annual award ceremony last week.

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Fraudster who preyed on grieving families jailed for ten years

27th October 2017

​A FRAUDSTER who conned grieving families out of tens of thousands of pounds has been jailed for ten years.

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Investigation after suspects blow up cash machine

26th October 2017

​​A cash machine has been blown up in an attempt to steal money this morning.

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A Motorist and their passenger have been seriously injured

25th October 2017

​A MOTORIST and their passenger have been seriously injured after a collision with another car.

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Allotment holder upset after his white ducks were found dead

25th October 2017

​AN ALLOTMENT holder has been left upset after a number of his white ducks were found dead and scattered around his plot in Stanley.

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Motorcyclist seriously injured after collision with a car

23rd October 2017

​A MOTORCYCLIST has been seriously injured after a collision with a car.

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