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Two Northumberland men convicted of fraud offences

Two Northumberland men have been convicted of fraud offences after targeting vulnerable victims, including conning a 78-year-old woman out of thousands of pounds.

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The Special Constables pictured during the operation in Blyth.

Specials operation in town gets results

Warnings and tickets were issued by Special Constables taking part in an operation in Blyth to target travelling criminals and unsafe drivers.

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Northumbria Police told to improve after failing to record 7,300 crimes including violence and rape

Northumbria Police have been told it must improve after new figures show more than 7,300 crimes reported last year – including violence and rape – were never even recorded.

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One of the phablet devices that are being used by Northumbria Police officers across the force area.

Phablet devices ‘good for policing’

A senior officer at Northumbria Police has spoken of the benefit to neighbourhood policing provided by the allocation of state-of-the-art smart phones.

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Police appeal after assault in Blyth

Police yesterday issued an appeal for witnesses after a man was assaulted in Blyth.

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Police are clamping down on drivers who use their mobile behind the wheel.

Police crackdown on drivers using mobile phones at the wheel

Northumbria Police is supporting a national crackdown on motorists using mobile phones behind the wheel.

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Burglary at soft play premises

Money has been stolen from a soft play premises in an area of Ashington.

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Dame Vera Baird, Northumbrias Police and Crime Commissioner.

Do you want to pay more for police?

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Dame Vera Baird, is asking for the views of residents on the amount of council tax to be paid for local policing – the police precept.

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Appeal following incident in police car on Spine Road

Police investigating a traffic incident in Bedlington are appealing for help from the public.

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Burglars steal cash from ATM machine

Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary at an ATM machine in Cramlington.

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PCC named as patron for abuse project

Operation Encompass, which supports children and young people who are exposed to domestic abuse, has appointed Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner as its patron.

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Witness appeal after man is robbed in Blyth

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was robbed in Blyth.

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Elderly Northumberland woman falls victim to bogus window cleaner

Police are urging residents to be on their guard against bogus window cleaners.

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Cramlington Working Mens Social Club, which is located in the Village Square area of the town.

Hearing date is set for murder accused

Two people have appeared in court for the second time following the death of a Cramlington teenager on Christmas Eve.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird

Do you want to pay more for policing in Northumberland?

Northumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner is asking for the views of residents on the amount of council tax to be paid for local policing – the police precept.

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Witness appeal after man is stabbed in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Northumberland last night.

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Cramlington Working Mens Social Club, which is located in the Village Square area of the town.

Duo charged with murder of Owen Kerry appear in court

Two people have appeared in court today following the death of a Cramlington teenager on Christmas Eve.

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Northumbria Police are sending out letters to burglars as part of a Christmas crackdown.

Burglars receive warning letters as part of crackdown

Burglars are being warned to be on their best behaviour over the Christmas period as part of a police crackdown.

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Man assaulted in hate crime incident

A man was taken to hospital following a disability hate crime in Newbiggin on Saturday night.

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Morpeth woman jailed for involvement in murder

A Morpeth woman has been jailed for four years for her involvement in the murder of a disabled man.

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