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Police issue ‘suspicious vehicle’ warning

Police are urging residents to be on the look out for a vehicle which was being driven suspiciously around the Alnwick area last night.

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Smartphones have been given to officers in Northumbria Police.

New technology ‘will help to keep bobbies on the beat’

Policing in the Northumbria Police area has changed after officers have been allocated smartphones which allow them to record reports of crime while on patrol.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Dame Vera Baird

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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The magistrates' court in Bedlington.

Magistrates’ court round-up

Here is a round-up of results from Mid and South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court, in Bedlington, over the last week.

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Residents urged to be aware of sellers

Police are urging residents to be cautious of unofficial door-to-door sellers, after a spate of incidents.

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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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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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Sex attack on woman in Northumberland town

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was sexually assaulted in Northumberland.

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PCSOs to wear new uniform as of Tuesday

Police Community Support Officers (PCSO) in Northumbria Police are due to be issued with a new uniform.

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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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Champagne and wine stolen from garage in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into several garages in Northumberland earlier this week.

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Man assaulted in Alnwick pub

A man was injured after being assaulted in Mailhouse/Penny Black in Alnwick on Boxing Day night.

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Police and Crime Commissioner Vera Baird

Funding fears after police grants revealed

Police chiefs in Northumbria have expressed concerns after the provisional police grants for 2017/18 were announced earlier this month.

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Ch Insp Helena Barron and Tony Simpson, HMP Northumberland Director at the prison.

Police and prison working together to offer support

Police and prison staff are working together to improve support given to inmates and visitors at HMP Northumberland.

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Car damaged after being covered in corrosive substance

Police are appealing for witnesses after a corrosive substance was thrown over a car in North Broomhill.

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Scissor-wielding shoplifter caught in dramatic chase through Alnwick

Three men caught a scissor-wielding shoplifter who had stolen items from an Alnwick town-centre shop.

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Cash stolen from pub till

Police are appealing for information after a burglary at an Alnwick pub.

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Police crackdown on underage alcohol sales in Alnwick and Amble

Three premises in Alnwick and Amble were caught selling alcohol to youngsters aged 15 and under in a joint operation by police and trading standards.

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Alnwick Bus Station.

Disorder at bus station to be caught on camera

High-tech CCTV is going live at Alnwick’s much-maligned bus station this week as part of ongoing, concerted efforts to tackle disorder.

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