A couple were tied up and robbed at their home in County Durham on Tuesday night when men forced their way into the house at Butterknowle.
Police say at the moment they aren't linking the incident to any other raids in the region.
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The club says it is upset that comments made by its manager Ronnie Moore have been 'escalated'.
Most Sunderland fans have arrived at St James Park without any trouble, after a campaign for peace out of respect for the victims of MH17.
The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of strong winds for the region for Sunday into Monday