Zetland FM Local News - 27th April 2020
The number of Coronavirus cases in our area has again shown an increase over the weekend;
A man is in hospital following an incident in Middlesbrough at the weekend;
...and Police have removed another uninsured vehicle from the roads in our area.
The number of Coronavirus cases in our area has again shown an increase over the weekend.
According to the latest figures published yesterday by Public Health England, there are currently 278 confirmed cases in Redcar and Cleveland, out of a local population of just under 137,000 people.
That's up from 259 cases on Friday.
There are currently 481 cases confirmed in Middlesbrough, a figure which has also risen, up from 451 on Friday.
A man is in hospital following an incident in Middlesbrough at the weekend.
Police were called to a report of an altercation, believed to be involving two males at the junction of Linthorpe Road and Parliament Road at around 9:30am on Saturday.
A 41-year-old man suffered injuries to his arm, believed to be caused by a bladed weapon, and he has been taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment.
His injuries are not believed to be life threatening and he is said to be in a ‘stable’ condition.
Officers are continuing their enquiries and would ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact Detective Sergeant Jonathon Christie Middlesbrough CID on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police have removed another uninsured vehicle from the roads in our area.
On Saturday officers from the Cleveland and Durham Road Policing Unit stopped a silver Audi Q7 in Grangetown.
The vehicle was found to be being used by the driver without a licence or insurance.
The vehicle was seized by the police and the driver reported for the offences.