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Police have released a CCTV image of a woman that they would like to speak to in connection with a theft in Morrison’s in Berwick Hills in Middlesbrough;

Motorists are being reminded of essential repairs due to start along the A66 in Middlesbrough tomorrow;

...and Lifeboat day in Redcar raised over £2700 for the RNLI at the weekend.

 

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman that they would like to speak to in connection with a theft in Morrison’s in Berwick Hills in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Wednesday 5th July at around 5:25pm when the 83-year-old female victim was approached by a woman who offered to help her reach something from a higher shelf. The woman then managed to steal the victim’s handbag and left the shop.

The woman shown in the image is described as being in her mid-50s, around 5 ft 6” tall and was wearing a beige cardigan.

She also walks with a distinctive limp.

Following the theft, the handbag and purse were located but £400 had been taken from the purse.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the woman shown in the CCTV image is asked to contact Sergeant Nicholas See on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

Motorists are being reminded of essential repairs due to start along the A66 in Middlesbrough tomorrow.

Works to the central reserve safety barrier are required at a number of locations between Newport Interchange and Cargo Fleet Roundabout.

The works are due to commence today, with completion programmed for Tuesday, August 1.

Off-peak lane closures will be in place whilst works are underway to ensure the safety of the site operatives and the travelling public.

Some delays are possible and drivers are advised to allow additional time for their journeys.

 

Lifeboat day in Redcar raised over £2700 for the RNLI at the weekend.

Drizzle failed to dampen the generosity of people at the annual lifeboat day, which was held on Saturday.

The day began with the two RNLI lifeboat on display in the High Street.

The crew were helped in their fundraising by sea cadets from TS Zetland and the RNLI's own mascot Stormy Stan, who also made an appearance.

The Redcar RNLI ladies guild had stalls in the High Street and in the lifeboat station.

On Saturday afternoon the two Redcar lifeboats were joined by the town's RNLI lifeguards and the Hartlepool lifeboat for a rescue demonstration.

The total amount raised was £2764.


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