A 14 year old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 47 year old man died from a serious injury in Consett.Read the full story ›
Four men, who were all armed, smashed the glass on a patio door and broke into the property in Westhouse Avenue, Durham.Read the full story ›
Police searching for a missing man have released CCTV images of some of his last known movements.
Kevin Hauxwell who is 50 was captured on CCTV footage in Darlington town centre yesterday (27th January)
Officers say the last reliable sighting of him was at 9.30pm on Saturday.
We hope that the CCTV footage of Kevin may jog somebody’s memory and assist us with our ongoing enquiry. We are extremely concerned for Kevin’s welfare.
We are interested to hear from anyone who saw Kevin yesterday evening.
Kevin is described as 5’10” and is believed to be wearing jeans, a navy blue coat with brass buttons and ox leather orange shoes.
Four people – two men aged 30 and two women aged 35 and 36 – have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.Read the full story ›
Smithy the puppy has been adopted by Durham Constabulary to honour PC Gavin Smith, who died of cancer in February aged just 34.Read the full story ›
Mental health practitioners will work with police officers to assess the mental health of people who have come into contact with police.Read the full story ›
From Monday 11 September, officers will stop vehicles where drivers or passengers are not wearing their seat-beltsRead the full story ›
A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a collision in St Helen Auckland on Tuesday 22 August.Read the full story ›
A 22-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing.
Kieran Smith, of Tenth Street, Horden, has been charged with attempted murder after a man was found with life-threatening injuries in Horden.
It happened in Warren Square at around 6.50pm on August 9.
The 38-year-old victim suffered critical chest injuries and remains in hospital.
Mr Smith is due to appear at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court on August 12.
A 23-year-old man also arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released under investigation.
Two more men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was stabbed in County Durham
Police were called to reports of an assault at around 6:50pm on Wednesday 9 August.
A man was left with life threatening injuries after the stabbing in Warren Square in Horden.
Two men, aged 22 and 23, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are being interviewed by police.
A 43-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 34-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released under investigation.
The victim suffered critical injuries and remains in hospital.
Any witnesses to the incident, or anyone with any information is asked to contact Durham Police on 101, quoting incident number 383 of August 9