Statement in relation to tragic incidents in Brussels

22 Mar 2016 13:30 PM

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In light of today's tragic incidents in Brussels, Deputy Chief Constable Winton Keenen has given the following statement:

"This is a tragic day for all those who have been affected by the incidents in Brussels today and our thoughts remain with them.

"While there is nothing to suggest any specific threat to our communities in Northumbria, we have increased patrols where appropriate to help provide reassurance to commuters and travellers.

"We will continue to review the situation and maintain increased patrols accordingly.

"We ask the public to remain calm but also vigilant in light of today's tragic events."

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