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An Alnwick man has been jailed for five months after carrying a knife and making threats.

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North Northumberland Inspector Liz Hall.

Police play down Facebook warnings about dog thieves

Police have played down Facebook messages which warned residents to be wary of a gang trying to steal dogs.

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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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News from the courts.

Latest results from the courts

An Alnwick teenager who pleaded guilty to assault has been ordered to pay £200 compensation to his victim.

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Injured Poppy on her return from the vets after the attack.

Fresh appeal to trace owners after attack

Police have made a fresh appeal to trace the owners of two large dogs, following a beach attack.

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Northumberland Inspector Liz Hall.

Police advice for dealing with dodgy scrap collectors

Police have issued residents with advice after a rise in the number of thefts linked to scrap collectors.

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Andrew Burke

Court applauded as Alnwick mother of murder victim brands killer a ‘fat, evil coward’

The mother of a travel agent executed in cold blood at her workplace has told her murderer face-to-face he was an 'evil coward of a man' before he was jailed for life.
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Andrew Burke

Man jailed for murdering Alnwick’s Cassie Hayes

A man has been jailed for a minimum of 26 years for murdering Alnwick woman Cassie Hayes in a ‘cold-blooded execution’.

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News from Northumbria Police

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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News from Northumbria Police

Horse trailer stolen from Northumberland farm

Police are appealing for information after an Ifor Williams HB510 white horse trailer was stolen from a farm in Widdrington.

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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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News from Northumbria Police

Body in Northumberland – update

Police have given an update after a woman’s body was found in a Northumberland village last night.

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News from the courts.

Latest results from the courts

A 14-year-old Alnwick boy has pleaded guilty to assault and racially-aggravated harassment.

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The culprits smashed the car's rear window and stole items from inside.

Thieves pinched bag from car, then used the stolen bank cards

Thieves smashed a car window and stole items from inside, including bank cards which they then used at nearby shops.

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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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News from the courts.

Latest results from the courts

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

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News from Northumbria Police

Force rated good in its latest inspection

Northumbria Police has received an overall rating of good in the latest report into how effective the Force is at keeping people safe and reducing crime.

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