Zetland FM Local News - 17th May 2017
Police are repeating their appeals for information after a multi-vehicle accident on the A171 at Charltons near Guisborough at the weekend;
A woman aged in her thirties who was arrested on suspicion of wasting police time in connection with a report of rape in Redcar has been released without charge;
...and it was the annual big charity night for Middlesbrough Freemasons last night.
Police are repeating their appeals for information after alight blue Volkswagen Passat, a Suzuki Vitara and a red Fiat 500 collided on the A171 at Charltons near Guisborough.
The collision occurred at around 9:50 on Saturday morning.
A 37-year-old man was charged with failing to provide details and taking a vehicle without consent.
He appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court on Monday.
A 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on alcohol, driving otherwise than in accordance with a license and driving without insurance.
He has been released from custody with no bail conditions pending further investigation.
Any witnesses who may have seen the collision are asked to contact PC Mark Pearson from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 083186.
A woman aged in her thirties who was arrested on suspicion of wasting police time in connection with a report of rape in Redcar on March 3 has been released without charge.
The allegation of rape has been recorded on police systems.
The investigation is now closed pending any new information being received.
Members of the public are reminded that the woman has anonymity for life under the Sexual Offences Act and therefore any naming of her on social media or otherwise is a criminal offence.
It was the annual big charity night for Middlesbrough Freemasons last night.
Held at the Masonic Hall on Roman Road, the 'Charity Presentations Evening' saw cheques presented to a large number of local charities in the community.
Event organiser Jim Skelton told us how much money had been raised: "We rasied tonight £26 570.
"The money being raised is usually from ladies' nights, socials, barbecues, tombolas, raffles.
"All the money raised tonight has come from Freemasons and their families and friends."