Police update on Coquetdale crimes over the last month

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Quad-bike thefts and incidents of suspected criminal damage were among the crimes recorded in Coquetdale over the last month.

The update was issued in the latest Coquetdale Community Message bulletin and relates to a period from July 31 to August 27. There were more than 10 crimes recorded during this time.

In Rothbury, a 47-year-old man was fined and given a 12-month restraining order for assaulting his partner at the end of July.

Meanwhile, a 34-year-old man is to appear at court on September 24, following an alleged criminal damage to a property in the village.

Police are continuing to make inquiries following the theft of a large quantity of wire fencing at Flotterton Farm, which occured sometime between August 7, and August 21.

Attempts are being made to trace a 19-year-old man who is believed to have caused damage to a motor vehicle, as well as a window of a property in the Felton Fence area.

Inquires are ongoing after a theft from a secure out-building in the Knogley area of Longframlington, in the early hours of August 12. Projen golf clubs and a bag were stolen.

Bail wrap was removed from an open-barn structure at Newton Farm, Harbottle, overnight on August 19. The wrap was recovered from a nearby wooded area.

A red Honda quad bike was taken from an outer farm garage at Scot’s Gap sometime between 8.30am on August 14 and 8am the next day, while a quantity of Klaas bale netting and a tool box was removed from an insecure barn at Raw Farm, Elsdon, between 8am on August 19, and 9am on August 21. Inquiries are continuing into both.

In the Whittingham/Powburn area, a 23-year-old male was arrested for aggravated vehicle taking/drink-driving and is on police bail, pending further inquiries.

A green/brown Yamaha quad bike was wheeled away from an open farm-yard area and stolen from Biddlestone Townfoot Farm overnight on August 19.

In the Edlingham area, two vehicles were broken into between 2pm and 2.30pm on August 3. They had their windows broken and items stolen.