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Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident involving a quad bike in Cramlington.
It happened at 2.40pm on Thursday, March 16, in Kinloss Square. A man on a quad bike mounted the kerb and drove towards a 63-year-old male pedestrian, who concerned for his safety, jumped out of the way. The quad bike rider then made off.
The pedestrian was shaken by the incident but otherwise uninjured. The quad bike is described as a dark green coloured mini-quad.
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 029466T/17 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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A man in his thirties has died after being hit by a car in Cramlington.
Police say just before 4pm on Saturday a VW Golf collided with a man on the A189 Spine Road near to the slip road with the B1326.
Officers are appealing for witnesses. The car was travelling southbound at the time of the collision.
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A charity shop in Cramlington has been burgled. St Oswald's at the Brockwell Centre was broken into in the early hours of 20 December.
Offenders threw bricks through the shop window, smashing it and causing substantial damage. They stole a small amount of money and some items from the shop before leaving.
"Thieves have caused a great deal of damage to this charity shop that supports a hospice. It very upsetting for the staff, volunteers and the public who give their support to this charity and we want to find those responsible for this crime
"If anyone has any information about this burglary we would ask them to come forward and contact us."
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
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Neighbourhood police officers in Cramlington have moved to a new base in Manor Walks Shopping Centre.
The new office in Dudley Lane will be open to the public from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. These are the exact same opening hours as the old premises in Forum Way.
Members of the public can call in to report a crime, ask for crime prevention advice, or arrange to meet an officer to discuss any local policing issues.
These new premises are in a busy location which is easy for people to access and best meets the needs of the local community."
Following the re-location, Cramlington police station will be put up for sale and the proceeds from it will be put back into policing.