Zetland FM Local News - 6th August 2018
Emergency services were called to a street in Redcar after a man climbed onto his roof yesterday;
Officers from the Redcar Neighbourhood Policing Team have arrested two men over the weekend;
...and an elderly woman has been left distressed after a naked man repeatedly wandered up to her on Skinningrove beach.
Emergency services were called to a street in Redcar after a man climbed onto his roof yesterday.
At around 9.30am yesterday, six police vehicles, three ambulances and a fire engine went to Westbourne Grove, just off Coatham Road.
Officers were trying to speak to the man who was laid on the roof and was believed to have an injury.
The man was finally brought down from the roof five hours later at around 2.30pm, and was taken into the care of ambulance paramedics who were at the scene.
Officers from the Redcar Neighbourhood Policing Team have arrested two men over the weekend.
Whilst carrying out foot patrols on the High Street on Saturday, officers from the team sighted a man who was wanted for several shop thefts.
He made off from officers, however after a short pursuit on foot, the man was detained and taken into custody.
In a separate incident a second man was also arrested on Redcar High Street on Saturday after he was stopped by officers and checks showed him to be wanted.
He was also taken into custody.
A elderly woman has been left distressed after a naked man repeatedly wandered up to her on Skinningrove beach.
The 76 years old grandmother was taking in the scenery on the beach and reading her Kindle when she spotted man approaching in the distance but thought nothing of it.
However when he got closer she realised he was wearing nothing except a backpack.
The naked man approached the woman several times before another dog walker came on to the beach.
The man has been described as looking like a hiker, was possibly in his 60s and was bald with glasses.
Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101.