Zetland FM Local News - 25th July 2016
A round up of Local News in Redcar and Cleveland for Monday 25th July 2016.
A 28-year-old local man has been arrested following an alleged arson attack on a South Bank allotment at the weekend.
Police are appealing for witnesses in connection with the incident which occurred during the early hours of Saturday.
Three vehicles were set on fire, with the fire then spreading to a nearby shed which contained twenty pigeons and two family pet dogs.
The dogs, a five year old husky named Skye and a small terrier named Pippa, both died in the fire along with the twenty pigeons.
The family are reported to have been left devastated by the attack.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Constable Glen Harland of Redcar Volume Crime via the non-emergency number 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
The Redcar lifeboat was in action yesterday afternoon after two people were cut off by the incoming tide at Saltburn.
The inshore lifeboat was launched from Redcar shortly after 5pm and headed for the scene at Huntcliff.
The two people were rescued by the inshore lifeboat and landed safely back at Saltburn a short time later.
The lifeboats and their crew then returned safely to Redcar.
Police have thanked members of the public for their assistance after a stolen motorbike was being driven dangerously in the Dormanstown area.
Redcar Neighbourhood Policing Team received a number of calls from members of the public on Saturday afternoon about a motorcycle that was being ridden suspiciously around the area.
It quickly emerged that the bike was actually stolen but had not been reported to police.
Three men were arrested in connection with the theft and were taken to Middlesbrough Police Station for questioning.
The motorbike has now been returned to it's owner.