A teenage boy has been arrested after the headquarters of a charity which is keeping people fed during the coronavirus outbreak was broken into.
By Fiona Thompson
Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 4:56 pm
Demand for support from the project run by East Durham Trust has rocketed in recent weeks as more people claim universal credit and schools close to children, with those who are self-isolating being supported by the Peterlee-based organisation.
On Sunday, just after 1pm, Durham Constabulary was alerted by residents living close its headquarters in Yoden Road after they spotted suspicious activity outside the Community House building.
The charity has said it lost stock being stored in a shipping container ready to be distributed, with jars of food and eggs amount the items damaged when a dumper truck was crashed into the box.
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East Durham Trust
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