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A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Friday 15th July 2016.

 

Police are appealing for information after an unknown man approached three 12-year-old boys and made inappropriate comments to them in Redcar.

The incident occurred at around 6pm on Monday near to the play park at the site of the old paddling pool on the Coast Road.

The suspect is described as around 42-years-old with a bald head, false teeth and a protruding stomach. He was riding a red mountain bike, smoking a rolled cigarette and smelt of alcohol. He was bare chested and wore a red or orange jacket tied around his waist, black Adidas jogging bottoms and black trainers.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or any information regarding the incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Kevin Carter on 101 or via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Officers want to question two men after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted in Hemlington.

The incident occurred on Wednesday at around 10.30pm between Bluebell corner and Viewley Hill Avenue. The victim was approached by two men, one of whom punched the victim to the floor and kicked him repeatedly in the body.

During the attack the man lost consciousness for a short time and as a result he also has possible broken and cracked ribs.

He was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he received treatment. His phone was also smashed during the incident.

It is believed the men responsible headed off towards the Bluebell garage after the assault and they are both thought to be in their 30s and they were wearing grey hooded tops.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspects or any information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Lee Jarvis on 101 or via the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.


Saltburn will be transported back to its Victorian past as a Steampunk event comes to town tomorrow.

Organised by Victorian Steampunk Connection, the event is a celebration of the Saltburn Cliff Lift – which recently celebrated its 132nd birthday – and all other things from the 19th century.

The Steampunk look, a type of science-fiction that incorporates 19th century fashion with industrial revolution era steam-powered machinery, will also be out in force at the weekend.

Running from 10.00am until 4.30pm, the event promises a sea of Steampunks taking part in a number of activities including learning Bartitsu, a martial art made famous by Arthur Conan Doyle in the Sherlock Holmes novels.

Also on offer are tea and Nerf gun duelling sessions at Saltburn Valley Gardens as well as a Steampunk craft fair at Saltburn Methodist Church. The highlight of the day is a fashion parade with prizes for best dressed man and best dressed woman.

 

To find out more, search for 'Victorian Steampunk Connection' on Facebook.


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