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Appeal for witnesses after car deliberately damaged in Northumberland

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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Northumberland fishermen: death by misadventure

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Fire on board fishing trawler

Fire crews met the trawler as it was brought into the Tyne Credit: Adrian Don, RNLI

A fishing boat with six crew has been escorted to the River Tyne after a fire broke on board. The trawler, Replenish, was fishing for prawns 30 miles off the Northumberland coast.

The fire broke out in the galley of the boat Credit: Adrian Don, RNLI

A lifeboat from Amble went out to Replenish but the crew had managed to put the fire out. She was escorted to North Shields and met by fire crews to make sure the blaze was completely extinguished.

Fire crews vented the boat of smoke using powerful fans Credit: Adrian Don, RNLI

The six fishermen were fed and looked after by the Fisherman’s Mission.

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