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CCTV released after cashback theft

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Police are appealing for information after a cashback theft in Blyth.

It happened on Saturday, February 28, at Asda in Cowpen Road, when £30 cashback accidentally left behind at a self service till was taken.

Police investigating have released CCTV of a man they need to speak to who may be able to help with enquiries.

Appeal over historic sex assault in Northumberland

Police investigating an allegation of an historic sexual assault are appealing for witnesses.

The victim, who was a child at the time, was sexually assaulted at Sandy Bay Caravan Park in Northumberland in '94.

Officers now believe that wrestlers, who were contracted to provide entertainment at the caravan park, may hold key information.

Officers are asking that anyone who may have information about any of the wrestlers to come forward.

Detective Sergeant, Mick Rose said, "This is an important line of investigation. If you or a family member were part of the wrestling community or were contracted to venues in the Northumberland area, you may be able to help officers.

"The wider public may also have information about the identity of the wrestlers. I would urge anyone who visited Sandy Bay Caravan Park during the 90's and watched a wrestling event to come forward. Photographs or videos of the event would be valuable to enquiries.

"We are determined to do all we can to fully investigate this incident and officers are continuing to provide specialist support to the victim as the investigation is ongoing."

Weather: Calm, clear and mild

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High pressure is dominating as we start this week.

It is giving us calm conditions and plenty of sunshine allowing temperatures to get up into the mid-teens, a few degrees higher than the average for this time of year.

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The high pressure will hold on until Friday allowing temperatures to climb further.

By Wednesday we could be seeing them reach 17 or 18C (64F).

On Friday things will start to break down bringing cooler and more changeable conditions.

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Dogs kill sheep in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a two dogs attacked and killed sheep in Northumberland.

The incident happened between midnight and 8am on Saturday, April 18 in fields in Angerton and Hartburn in Morpeth. A ewe and five lambs were killed and more than 20 sheep and lambs were injured.

One of the dogs is described as a brown Labrador type dog, the second a smaller wirey-haired dog similar to a terrier type. The dogs were seen later the same day near to Angerton Station.

Officers are carrying out enquiries to trace the owner or owners of the dogs.

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