Police are appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Amble in which drugs were stolen from a chemist.
At approximately 3.40am Sunday August 13, two men, dressed all in black, smashed a window at the Boots store in Amble, Northumberland and took a safe containing a large quantity of medication.
No staff were working at the time but the store has extensive damage.
Some of the drugs missing include Morphine, Oxycodone, Methadone and Methylphenidate.
Police are warning the public as these drugs can be harmful if too many are ingested.
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Police searching for a missing 88-year-old woman from Amble, who suffers from dementia, say they have found a body.
Rosemarie O'Keefe was last seen on Wednesday afternoon after going out for walk towards Warkworth.
A body was found in the early hours of this morning in the Amble area.
No formal identification has been made yet.
Police say they are incredibly worried about the welfare of a missing 88-year-old woman who has dementia and has not been seen since Wednesday afternoon.
Rosemarie O’Keefe from Amble was last seen around 3:30pm on Wednesday (December 7th) walking on the A1068 Amble towards Warkworth.
The road is known as the river walk by local residents.
Rosemarie is white, of slim build and small in height.
She is likely to be wearing a red jacket, blue woollen hat and jeans.
Rosemarie may appear confused or disorientated.
Anyone who has seen her or knows where she might be is being urged to get in touch with the police as a matter of urgency.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a vehicle was damaged in Northumberland.
It happened overnight between 9pm on Friday 10th June and 8am on Saturday 11th June on Queen Street in Amble.
A Nissan Note was securely parked when it was deliberately scratched on the driver and passenger doors causing considerable damage. The offenders then left the area unseen.
Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to get in contact.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting reference number 51600S/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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Two fishermen have been rescued after a boat overturned south of Amble in Northumberland this morning.
One man was recovered by a fishing vessel, another was saved by an RNLI lifeboat after going missing for a short time. He has now been flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
RNLI crews from Amble, Seahouses and Newbiggin in Northumberland have joined a rescue operation in the North Sea.
One person is missing after a fishing boat overturned this morning.
One person is missing after a fishing boat overturned south of Amble in Northumberland.
The RNLI has launched two lifeboats from its boathouse at Amble.
A rescue helicopter has also been scrambled, according to reports.
Amble RNLI have asked the public not to contact the boathouse at this time.
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Inquest heard they'd died from carbon monoxide poisoning from a faulty cooker grill left on to keep them warm as they slept
Coroner calls for carbon monoxide alarms to be mandatory on all vessels