The Raoul Moat manhunt was one of the biggest in modern-day Britain.

A decade on, 15 pictures recall the Raoul Moat manhunt which focused the eyes of the world on Northumberland

Ten years ago, Northumberland was catapulted into the national spotlight as the focus of a police manhunt for Raoul Moat.

By Ian Smith
Friday, 10th July 2020, 9:57 am

After killing one person and wounding two others in a two-day shooting spree on Tyneside on July 3-4 2010, the 37-year-old went on the run for nearly a week.

The pursuit ended when he took his own life at Rothbury riverside following a six-hour stand off with armed police officers.

His victims were ex-girlfriend Samantha Stobbart, her new partner Chris Brown, and police officer David Rathband who was permanently blinded and later took his own life.

The huge impact it had on Rothbury is recalled in these 15 pictures….

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