Zetland FM Local News - 5th October 2017
A patient has had to be airlifted to hospital after two people found 'semi-conscious' in Guisborough yesterday afternoon;
Police are appealing for information after a man was witnessed assaulting a young boy on Amersham Court in Middlesbrough at 11am on Saturday 30th September;
...and a local MP has welcomed the news that next week the Government will bring forward a Bill that will cap the price of energy.
A patient has had to be airlifted to hospital after two people found 'semi-conscious' in Guisborough yesterday afternoon.
The North-East Air Ambulance service responded after two people were both found in a semi-conscious state with head injuries and burns at about 4.30pm.
One of the patients is reported to have had burn injuries to their hand, whilst the other had suffered head injuries.
The air ambulance landed close to the scene of the incident on the field at Highcliffe Primary School on Hutton Lane.
The air ambulance crew then flew one of the casualties to James Cook University Hospital.
Police are appealing for information after a man was witnessed assaulting a young boy on Amersham Court in Middlesbrough at 11am on Saturday 30th September.
It is believed the man was seen dragging the child along the road and he hit him and pinned him against a fence.
Following the assault, the child was seen running down Amersham Road towards Penrith Road and the man was seen chasing after him.
The child is described as being between 7-8-years-old with brown hair and he was wearing a long green parka coat and white bottoms and the man is described as being a white male, around 5 ft 10” tall with ginger hair and a beard and he was wearing a green jacket and blue jeans.
There have been no reports of a missing boy but officers are concerned for the welfare of the child.
Anyone who may have witnessed what happened or anyone with information regarding the identity of the boy or the man is asked to contact PC Inessa Harrison on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A local MP has welcomed the news that next week the Government will bring forward a Bill that will cap the price of energy.
MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland Simon Clarke called for the cap in a letter to the Prime Minister.
The announcement was made by Theresa May in her speech at Conservative Party Conference.
Simon was one of 76 Conservative MPs who joined 116 from other parties to sign a letter urging the Government to introduce an energy price cap to protect 17 million families on Standard Variable Tarriffs.