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Drugs stolen during Amble burglary

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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.


Police find body in search for missing Northumberland pensioner Rosemarie O'Keefe

Rosemarie O'Keefe was last seen on November 30 after going for a walk. Credit: Northumbria Police

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.

Concern grows for missing 88-year-old with dementia

Missing Rosemaire O'Keefe Credit: Northumbria Police/ Family photo

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.

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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