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Police investigate death of Northumberland woman

Police are investigating the death of a Northumberland woman, who is thought to have been assaulted.

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Beware of council tax phone scam

Northumberland County Council’s Trading Standards Service is urging residents to be on their guard following a complaint about a council tax telephone scam.

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Increase in knife crimes

Knife crimes increase in Northumbria Police area over last five years

Recorded knife crimes have increased in the Northumbria Police force area over the last five years, reflecting a national rise in stabbings.

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Northumberland residents threatened with suspected firearm

A man has been arrested after reports of residents being threatened with a suspected firearm in Northumberland.

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The restored beach huts.

Vandalised Blyth beach huts repaired and culprits caught

The iconic Blyth beach huts that were wrecked by vandals earlier this year have been fully repaired and the perpetrators of this mindless crime brought to account.
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The CCTV images released by police.

Police appeal to man in CCTV images after Northumberland assault

Police have released images of a man they want to speak to after an appeal about an assault in Northumberland in February.

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Latest homicide figures

More murders and manslaughters recorded by Northumbria Police

Northumbria Police recorded 17 murders and manslaughters in the 12 months to the end of March 2017, a rise of three compared to the previous 12 months, according to Home Office figures.

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Chief Constable of Northumbria Winton Keenen

New Chief Constable for Northumbria confirmed

Winton Keenen has been appointed the new Chief Constable of Northumbria Police.

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Lighter nights see a rise in burglaries.

Police prepare for lighter nights crimes

Police are taking action to tackle changing crime trends, now that the clocks have gone forward.

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The magistrates' court in Bedlington.

Latest results from the courts

The latest results from Mid and South-east Northumberland Magistrates’ Court, in Bedlington.

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CCTV appeal after theft from shop in Northumberland

CCTV appeal after theft from shop in Northumberland

Police investigating a theft in Blyth have released images of a man they would like to trace.

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Owen Kerry with his grandmother Valerie Robinson.

Grandmother of murdered Northumberland teen speaks out

The grandmother of a Northumberland teenager stabbed to death on Christmas Eve has today condemned his killers - and said the consequences of carrying a knife can 'tear families apart'.
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Man dies after being found unconscious in Northumberland town

Police investigating the death of a man found unconscious in Bedlington this morning have said that they do not believe there to be any third-party involvement.

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Arson attack in Northumberland town

Three people had to be evacuated from a house in Northumberland after an arson attack.

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Police appeal after assault in Cramlington

Police are appealing for information after a 23-year-old woman was attacked by a man in Cramlington.

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Police operation ‘yielding some great results’

Northumbria Police has revealed that action by officers has led to some crime reductions in the Blyth area.

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Bomb disposal unit called to suspicious package in Northumberland

Police and bomb disposal specialists have dealt with what was originally deemed a 'suspicious package' in a field in Northumberland today.
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New appeal for witnesses on first anniversary of Northumberland rape

Police have renewed an appeal for witnesses on the first anniversary of a sex crime which shocked a Northumberland town.

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Police numbers down as budget cuts take effect

The number of police officers helping to keep communities safe in the North East has dropped by hundreds as the impact of budget cuts hit.

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