Zetland FM Local News - 9th August 2018
A nine-year-old girl has died following reports of a rock fall at Seaton Garth in Staithes;
Police in Redcar have been dealing with a number of incidents this week;
...and hundreds of jellyfish have been washed up on Redcar beach.
A nine-year-old girl has died following reports of a rock fall at Seaton Garth in Staithes.
North Yorkshire Police were called to the scene just after 4:45pm today to reports of a rock fall, in which a 9-year-old girl had received serious head injuries.
Fire and Rescue Service, Ambulance, Air Ambulance and Coastguard were all in attendance and a helicopter landed on the beach to allow medics to treat the girl.
However despite the efforts of the emergency services, the girl died at the scene from her injuries.
Her family are currently being supported by specialist trained officers.
Police in Redcar have been dealing with a number of incidents this week.
On Tuesday afternoon officers responded to a call relating to an adult male acting suspiciously on Redcar High Street.
The male was sighted making a quick exit from a store after committing theft and was quickly detained and arrested on the Esplanade.
A few checks showed him to be outstanding for 3 warrants, theft offences in Stockton and further offences in North Yorkshire.
Then on Tuesday evening officers responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Coombe Hill New Marske.
The driver was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol.
On arrival the vehicle had left the area but was later located near the Longbeck roundabout.
After a tussle with officers the driver has been arrested for driving offences and the two passengers were arrested for other offences.
The vehicle was also seized due to no insurance.
Hundreds of jellyfish have been washed up on Redcar beach.
The jellyfish have been spotted on the beach this week, particularly at the Majuba car park end of the sands.
Whilst experts say that no UK jellyfish are considered to be dangerous, a few do have fairly nasty stings.
The Marine Conservation Society says their appearance should be welcomed, not feared.
Jellyfish stings are not usually dangerous, however the best advice is to steer clear, just in case.