Fugitive gunman ‘has made threats to public’

FUGITIVE gunman Raoul Moat has made threats towards the wider public, Northumbria Police revealed today.

The officer leading the manhunt, Detective Chief Superintendent Neil Adamson, revealed that two more men had been arrested in connection with assisting an offender.

Moat is suspected of carrying out three shootings - one fatal - and the armed robbery of a fish and chip shop.

A huge manhunt is currently underway for the 37-year-old, who is believed to be living rough in Rothbury.

Two men, Karl Ness and Qhuram Awan, this morning appeared at Newcastle Magistrates’ Court charged with conspiracy to commit murder and possessing a firearm with intent.

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Both were remanded in custody.

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