Zetland FM Local News - 20th October 2018
Police are appealing for information after fireworks worth thousands of pounds were stolen in Saltburn;
Officers are warning members of the public to be vigilant following a rise in 2 in 1 burglaries;
...and stay safe and only attend an organised fireworks display is the message from Cleveland Fire Brigade for 5 November celebrations.
Police are appealing for information after fireworks worth thousands of pounds were stolen in Saltburn.
The thieves broke into Saltburn Cricket, Bowls and Tennis Club on Marske Mill Lane in Saltburn overnight from Tuesday into Wednesday this week.
Large quantities of fireworks were stolen from the premises which are worth thousands of pounds.
The brands of the fireworks are Celtic, Klasek, Absolute and Brothers Pyrotechnics.
Anyone who has been offered the fireworks for sale or anyone with information regarding the burglary is asked to contact PC Nick Wood at Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Officers are warning members of the public to be vigilant following a rise in 2 in 1 burglaries.
Since the beginning of September, 20 houses across our area have been targeted in attempted burglaries and burglaries resulting in vehicles being stolen.
The incidents have occurred in Normanby, and also in Eaglescliffe, Billingham and Norton.
So far, BMWs, Audi’s, Volkswagen Golfs and Mercedes have being stolen.
Police say are doing their upmost to trace those responsible and are asking members of the public for their assistance by keeping all doors locked and secure, and valuables out of reach.
Stay safe and only attend an organised fireworks display is the message from Cleveland Fire Brigade for 5 November celebrations.
A spokesman for the fire service said that they want everyone to enjoy themselves and it is much safer to leave the handling of fireworks to the experts.
Going to an organised display, on a secure and cordoned off site keeps you well away from danger and possible injury, with many have the added attraction of music, food and other entertainment to add to the fun.
Local Authorities and community groups all put on excellent, safe and enjoyable events, and the advice from the fire service is to ask everyone to please follow our advice to enjoy the celebrations in safety.
Organised displays are being held across our area, and Cleveland Fire Brigade have pulled together a list of events on their website: www.clevelandfire.gov.uk/firework-displays