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A man has suffered serious facial injuries after being attacked in Redcar in the early hours of Saturday morning;

Officers have appealed for the publics help to locate a 36 year old Eston man who was last seen by his partner on Friday evening;

...and a sledgehammer-wielding burglar has broken into a local swimming baths in order to pinch a chocolate cake and two litres of milk.

A man has suffered serious facial injuries after being attacked in Redcar in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The 45-year-old man was assaulted in Station Road at around ten past two in the morning, close to the railway station.

The victim was described by police as having suffered “very significant facial injuries”.

Two men have been arrested by police in connection with the incident.

After the arrests were made police cordoned off part of the street as they collected possible evidence.

Anyone who witnessed what happened, or who may have captured any video footage in relation to the assault, is asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

Officers have appealed for the publics help to locate a 36 year old Eston man who was last seen by his partner on Friday evening when he dropped her off at work.

Lee Michael Cole was expected to pick his partner up on Saturday morning however he didn't turn up and has not returned home, or responded to calls and texts to his mobile phone.

It is completely out of character for Lee not to be in touch with family and friends and they, along with police, are extremely concerned for his welfare.

Lee may be driving his black 13 plate Vauxhall Corsa and could be anywhere in or outside the Cleveland area. He was last seen wearing a grey fleece jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans and black Timberland boots.

Lee is white, 5’10” tall and of proportionate build. He has short ginger/grey shaved hair and a distinctive tattoo of two teardrops near his left eye.

Anyone who has seen him is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency 101 number.

 

Sledgehammer-wielding burglar has broken into a local swimming baths in order to pinch a chocolate cake and two litres of milk.

At around 3.30 on Saturday morning the intruder smashed a window to gain entry to the Guisborough Swim and Fitness Centre, and stole a chocolate cake which had been donated to the staff.

Further investigation by staff revealed that a two litre bottle of milk, together with a mobile phone and batteries had also been taken.

The sledgehammer was left at the scene.

A man has since been arrested in connection with the break-in.

It's understood that a member of the public has since taken in another cake to replace the one which was stolen.


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