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Police investigate "lost" graffiti in Durham

22nd January 2018

​Durham Constabulary have received a number of reports over recent weeks of criminal damage occurring in Durham City Centre, Claypath & Gilesgate.

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Cyber security to come under spotlight

22nd January 2018

​CYBER security is to come under the spotlight as police demonstrate a live hack to encourage businesses to protect themselves.

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Lives being put at risk despite increased penalties for drivers using phones

19th January 2018

Police across Cleveland and Durham are taking part in a national a clampdown on drivers using their mobile phones, beginning Monday 22nd January.

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Victim named - A19 crash

19th January 2018

​Police have named a man who died following a collision on the A19 yesterday.

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Appeal after driver injured in Darlington

18th January 2018

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a driver lost control of her car and crashed into a tree.

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Hunt to trace man wanted on recall to prison

17th January 2018

​POLICE are hunting a man who has been recalled to prison.

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Armed robbers wearing clown masks attack man in his own home

16th January 2018

​A CASH reward has been offered to catch three armed robbers wearing clown masks who seriously assaulted a homeowner.

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Operation Seabrook: Seven men appear at crown court charged with abuse

16th January 2018

​SEVEN former prison officers have appeared in court following an investigation into allegations of abuse of young men at a former detention centre.

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Operation Dragoon results in Darlington revealed

16th January 2018

The latest Operation Dragoon results in Darlington have been revealed.

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Man charged following Chester-le-Street disturbance

15th January 2018

​A MAN has been charged following a disturbance in Chester-le-Street over the weekend.

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Man critical following Chester-le-Street disturbance

14th January 2018

​A MAN is in a critical condition in hospital following a disturbance in the Victor Street area of Chester-le-Street yesterday morning (Saturday, January 13).

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Young woman jailed for causing death by careless driving

12th January 2018

A YOUNG woman who used her phone moments before crashing into a car and killing a man has been jailed for seven months.

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Durham Constabulary set to recruit new police call handlers

11th January 2018

​DO you have what it takes to make critical decisions in emergency situations?

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Police reveal number of drink & drug drivers

11th January 2018

​Police have revealed the results of a drink and drug drive crackdown across Cleveland and Durham.

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Man jailed for assaulting partners, leaving them fearing for their lives

10th January 2018

​A MAN who assaulted two of his partners causing them to fear for their lives has been jailed for nine years.

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Police appeal for information after five cars set on fire in Horden

10th January 2018

At around 1:05am yesterday morning (January 9, 2018), police were called to reports of a Hyundai on fire at Seventh Street, Horden.

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Have you seen Peter Taylor?

9th January 2018

​POLICE are re-appealing for information on the whereabouts of a man who failed to attend court in relation to a number of fraud offences.

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Operation Dragoon results over the weekend

8th January 2018

What have our road policing officers been up to...

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Appeal following unprovoked assault in Darlington

8th January 2018

​POLICE have released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with an unprovoked assault.

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Man charged following serious assault in Darlington

4th January 2018

​A MAN has been charged following a serious assault in Darlington.

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Interceptors help raise over £9,000 in memory of colleague

4th January 2018

The money was raised at an afternoon tea event in aid of Butterwick Hospice which 350 fans attended on January 2.

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Man suffers severe facial injuries following an altercation in Bishop Auckland

3rd January 2018

The incident happened on Fore Bondgate, Bishop Auckland, at around 1am on December 27, 2017.

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Three arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following assault

3rd January 2018

​THREE people have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man suffered serious injuries following an assault.

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Police appeal after pedestrian receives injuries in one-vehicle collision

3rd January 2018

​Police are appealing for witnesses following a one-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on Lanchester Road, Durham.

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Durham staff recognised in New Year's Honours list

29th December 2017

​ONE of Durham Constabulary’s most experienced detectives and the force’s assistant chief officer have been recognised in the New Year’s Honours list.

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Police are advising businesses to be on their guard for tool sharpening scam

28th December 2017

​‘Traders’ are attending industrial premises around the country and are pushing for business in regards to tool sharpening services.

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Appeal after firearms stolen during burglary

28th December 2017

​OFFICERS are appealing for information after firearms were stolen during a burglary.

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Tributes to pedestrian who died in Spennymoor collision

24th December 2017

A PEDESTRIAN who tragically died following a collision with a car yesterday morning has been named as John Taylor from Spennymoor.

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CCTV appeal following armed robbery in Darlington

24th December 2017

​OFFICERS investigating an armed robbery have released CCTV images of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

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