Zetland FM Local News - 22nd August 2018
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A174 Parkway;
Road policing officers recovered a large amount of stolen equipment after following a vehicle in South Bank;
...and members of the public are being warned about a scam in which people are asked to give their bank details.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on the A174 Parkway.
The collision occurred on Monday night at around quarter to midnight at the Fishponds roundabout near Kirkleatham Museum, and involved a black Honda Civic and a red Audi TT.
The 71-year-old female driver of the Audi suffered a broken collar bone, broken ribs and facial injuries.
The 22-year-old male driver of the Honda Civic suffered back and hip pain.
Both were taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment.
Officers would appeal for any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage which may assist their investigation to contact PC Craig Wren from the Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101.
Road policing officers recovered a large amount of stolen equipment after following a vehicle in South Bank.
Police spotted a number of men wearing balaclavas in a Volvo vehicle heading towards Southbank on Monday evening and began to follow the vehicle.
The occupants then decided to ditch a number of items from the moving vehicle, throwing out tools, electrical items and a stihl saw in an attempt to make a clean getaway.
Large amount of property recovered and enquiries ongoing to trace the owner.
Members of the public are being warned about a scam in which people are asked to give their bank details.
Officers have received reports of letters being received by victims in our area, claiming to be from the ‘International Postcode Online Lottery’.
The letter explains that in order to collect their winnings, people must call a number and give their bank details and pay a small admin fee.
Police would like to remind people to be cautious when giving out personal details and to report any suspicious letters.
Anyone who thinks that they may have been a victim or anyone with further information regarding the scam is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.