Zetland FM Local News - 31st May 2018
Police are appealing for witnesses to two alleged incidents in Middlesbrough;
Police are appealing for the publics help to trace a vulnerable missing man;
...and Redcar and Cleveland's new mayor has attended his first official engagement.
Police are appealing for witnesses to two alleged incidents in Middlesbrough.
Officers would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed a woman climbing over railings on a footbridge over the A19 from Acklam to Teesside Park at around 7am on Saturday 26th May. The woman would have been in company with a man at the time.
The same woman is then alleged to have been assaulted by a man on Acklam Road outside West Lane Hospital at 7.35am. He reportedly then left the scene on a bike.
The woman suffered a swollen left eye.
A 22-year-old man has been charged with kidnap and ABH and he appeared in court on Monday 28th May.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Detective Constable Jonathan Button on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are appealing for the publics help to trace a vulnerable missing man.
Christian Byrne, aged 30, was last seen in the area of Marton Road, Middlesbrough at 3pm last Friday (25 May 2018).
He is described as white, of slim build and around 5’ 10”.
e has a distinctive tear drop tattoo on the left side of his face and both his arms are tattooed. He was last seen wearing a red t-shirt, a black tracksuit top and bottoms, and black trainers. Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Mark Pickstock from Cleveland Police on 101.
Redcar and Cleveland's new mayor has attended his first official engagement.
The new Mayor, Councillor Dennis Teasdale, attended the official unveiling of Brotton’s hand-carved badgers, along with Simon Clarke, the MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland.
The badgers have been hand carved from oak by local sculpture Steve Iredale, and now stand at every entrance to the village.
Fundraising for the badgers project was carried out by the Brotton Improvement Group, and yesterday's unveiling event involved children from St Peters School, Badger Hill School and the KTS Academy.