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Work ongoing to tackle spate of Asian gold thefts in Northamptonshire

Police have issued an update on their efforts in tackling a spate of Asian gold burglaries which have been affecting communities across the county.

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Reports from the Department for Transport showed 32 people were killed during 2016 in road traffic collisions where the driver was using their mobile phone.

Week of enforcement action begins in Northamptonshire against motorists who use phones while driving

Motorists who risk lives by using hand-held mobile phones behind the wheel will be targeted by Northamptonshire Police during a week of enforcement action.

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Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Fraud warning after reports of fake Sainsbury’s vouchers in circulation

Shoppers are being advised to be wary of fake emails pretending to be from Sainsbury’s after a rise in reports of fake gift vouchers sent on behalf of the supermarket.

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‘Smishing’ scam sends fake NatWest messages

Action Fraud is warning people not to be duped by fake text messages claiming to be from NatWest after the cyber-crime reporting centre received new reports of text message fraud.

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Northants Police issue doorstep crime warning after high winds

Northants Police issue doorstep crime warning after high winds

Rogue traders and distraction burglars could use the recent stormy weather as way of exploiting people and committing crime, residents have been warned.

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The burglary happened in School Road, Naseby yesterday (January 18).

Phone, Bose speaker and Mulberry handbag stolen in Northamptonshire burglary

Five offenders entered a courtyard at the back of a property before two of them entered the house and stole a mobile phone, a speaker and a designer handbag.
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Police are appealing for witnesses

Handbag, phone and speaker stolen from house in Naseby

A Samsung phone, a Bose speaker and a Mulberry handbag were stolen in a burglary in School Road, Naseby.

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Kenneth Smith will appear in Northampton Crown Court charged with child sex offences.

Daventry man charged with child sex offences

A 71-year old man from Daventry has been charged with child sex offences.

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The incident happened on Saturday night at Live and Let Live in Harpole.

Cops called to Northamptonshire pub after birthday party guests got angry over bar closing

Birthday party guests became verbally abusive towards Northamptonshire bar staff and threw a bottle at the landlord after owners decided to close the bar at 11pm.
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Villager threatened with a screwdriver during aggravated burglary

Villager threatened with a screwdriver during aggravated burglary

Two men forced their way into a village home before threatening the occupant with a weapon.

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The case was heard at Northampton Magistrates Court

IN COURT: Full list of people sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court

The following people were sentenced at Northampton Magistrates’ Court:

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Car break-ins are on the rise

Motorists warned after Northamptonshire Police record second highest increase in car break-ins

Almost a quarter of a million cars were broken into according to new figures, with more than half of all police forces in England, Scotland and Wales reporting an increase in thefts from cars over the previous year.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Thieves posing as charity workers pickpocket elderly women in Daventry

Two women pretending to be working for a disabled charity pickpocketed several elderly women in Daventry town centre.
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Man attacked outside bar in Daventry

A man was attacked and knocked unconscious outside a bar in Daventry, police have revealed.

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These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

These are the new laws that will come into force in the UK in 2018

A new year usually brings with it a raft of changes and that’s certainly the case for new laws.

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Some of the knives handed in during Northamptonshire Police's amnesty. NNL-171130-104101005

More than 400 weapons seized by police in Northamptonshire this year

More than 400 weapons have been taken off the streets in Northamptonshire this year - including 37 shotguns.

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Child, 11, caught with knife in Northamptonshire

An 11-year-old caught with a knife was one of the youngest arrests made by Northamptonshire Police this year.

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What you can do if you spot the signs of domestic abuse this Christmas

What you can do if you spot the signs of domestic abuse this Christmas

While most of us celebrate the Christmas season with festivities and merriment, for victims of domestic abuse the Christmas period is one of the hardest times of year to access support, a leading domestic abuse charity has revealed.

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Shoppers warned of ATM crime during last minute Christmas shopping

Shoppers warned of ATM crime during last minute Christmas shopping

For those preparing to do last minute Christmas shopping today, shoppers are being urged to stay alert when taking out cash at ATMs.

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Northampton Crown Court heard how Boswell aimlessly threw the knife in the air over and over again.

Firearms, drugs and knives: The items seized from courts in Northamptonshire this year

More than 13,000 items have been confiscated from Northamptonshire courts this year - including a genuine firearm.

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