Bobbies on the beat are getting younger - as five-year-old joins the force

A youngster got a very special birthday treat when he joined Durham Constabulary for the day.

Tuesday, 15th May 2018, 1:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 15th May 2018, 3:25 pm
Farren Davison checks out the police car.

To celebrate his fifth birthday, young interceptors fan, Farren Davison, got a treat to remember.

The Chester-le-Street youngster, who was diagnosed with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia at just three days old, was invited to celebrate his birthday with some of his much-loved heroes from the popular television show, Police Interceptors, which features officers from Durham and Cleveland.

Farren tried his hand at dog handling.

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Farren, who loves nothing more than watching an episode of Durham and Cleveland’s finest enjoyed a tour of the Durham Headquarters before tucking into a slice of birthday cake with Deputy Chief Constable, Jo Farrell.

As part of his visit, PC Claire McNaney from the Alcohol Harm Reduction Unit, took it upon herself to collect police memorabilia after hearing of Farren’s love for the emergency services.

She found herself inundated with donations flooding in from across the country and overseas.

A spokesman for the force, said: "Farren was presented with the goodies in the Chief Constable’s office where he even got to try on his uniform."

Joining the line-up of officers.
Five-year-old Farren Davison takes to the beat.
Fighting crime...Farren Davison.