Northumbria Police are appealing for information from anyone who may have seen a car which hit a pedestrian and her dog late last night in Prudhoe, killing both of them.
Police officers have carried out a fingertip search of the area around which a woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver.
The 64-year-old dog walker was thought to have been crossing the road near Prudhoe Hospital on Saturday evening when she was hit by a car, which did not stop. Her dog also died.
A 64-year-old woman has died after being hit by a car while out walking her dog in Prudhoe, Northumberland. The vehicle left the scene without reporting it. Her dog also died.
It happened on the B6395, near Prudhoe Hospital, at 10:25pm on Saturday. Police have set up an incident room to trace the car involved.
Three people have been arrested after raids took place this morning (November 21st) where drugs and money were seized from addresses in Prudhoe and Greenside.
A 31-year-old man, a 53-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, have been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of controlled drugs.
£30,000 in cash, believed to have been gained through criminal activity, and around £2,000 worth of Class A drugs have also been seized.
The raids took place at addresses in Brettonby Avenue, in Stocksfield, Castle Lea, Masters Crescent and Moorside in Prudhoe and Rose Terrace in Greenside.
A decision's expected on whether a public inquiry will be held into plans for the redevelopment of Prudhoe town centre. The Duke of Northumberland wants to spend £30m on the town, creating a supermarket and multi-story car park.
Northumberland County Council granted planning permission in June. The scheme has attracted widespread opposition from many traders.