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Police are appealing for information after a car had an offensive image scratched into the bonnet;

Police are appealing for information after a robbery occurred at McColl’s in the Viewley Centre in Hemlington, Middlesbrough;

...and a local MP has welcomed the news that extra policing will be allocated to East Cleveland.

 

Police are appealing for information after a car had an offensive image scratched into the bonnet.

The criminal damage occurred on Sunday at around ten to eleven in the morning in the car park outside of B&M in Skelton Retail Park.

The victim returned to her car to find an offensive image had been scratched onto the bonnet.

It is believed a woman was stood with her shopping trolley in the car park at the time of the incident and officers would like this woman to come forward as she may be able to assist with enquiries.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding those responsible are asked to contact PC Rachel Morgan on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

Police are appealing for information after a robbery occurred at McColl’s in the Viewley Centre in Hemlington, Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred at 7am yesterday morning, when a woman walked into the shop with a weapon, threatened a staff member and demanded cash from the till.

A small amount of money was handed over to the woman and she left the shop.

She is described as being around 5 ft 5” tall, of slim build and she spoke with a gruff voice and a local accent. The woman was wearing a dark hooded top, a baseball cap, grey jogging bottoms, a pair of vintage looking white trainers which were dirty and a black scarf covering the lower part of her face.

All of the clothing was described as being too big for the woman.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the woman responsible are asked to contact Detective Constable John Smith on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

A local MP has welcomed the news that extra policing will be allocated to East Cleveland.

Simon Clarke, the MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland has welcomed the news that two additional Police Community Support Officers will be allocated to the area.

However he has warned much more will need to be done to tackle the concerns of local residents. 

In a letter, Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger told Simon he is happy to confirm that the team in East Cleveland will be augmented by an additional 2 PCSO's before Christmas.

The letter comes after Simon Clarke attended a major rally of local people coordinated by Brotton Councillor Barry Hunt and local publican Graham Cutler at The Railway Arms in Brotton last week.


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