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The number of reported Coronavirus cases in our area has once again shown an increase in the past 24 hours;

Three men have received sentences at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday following two attempted robberies in North Ormesby and Thornaby in December last year;

...and Police are appealing to trace two quad bikes after an incident which left a Police Community Support Officer with a broken knee.

 

The number of reported Coronavirus cases in our area has once again shown an increase in the past 24 hours.

According to the latest figures published yesterday by Public Health England, there have been currently 317 confirmed Coronavirus cases in Redcar and Cleveland, out of a local population of just under 137,000 people.

That's up from 311 confirmed cases yesterday.

There are currently 554 cases confirmed in Middlesbrough, that's another increase, up from 541 cases yesterday.

 

Three men have received sentences at Newcastle Crown Court yesterday following two attempted robberies in North Ormesby and Thornaby in December last year.

Two men aged 42 and 29 were found guilty of an attempted robbery at Best One Store in Thornaby.

The same two men and another man aged 36 were found guilty of an attempted robbery at Lifestyle Express in North Ormesby.

Police have thanked the victims for their bravery say they hope they can now start to make steps moving forward with their lives knowing that justice has been served.

 

Police are appealing to trace two quad bikes after an incident which left a Police Community Support Officer with a broken knee.

The incident happened on East Street in Loftus at around 7pm on Wednesday when, as the PCSO was patrolling, two quad bikes were seen being driven dangerously.

The metal frame of one of the bikes collided with the PCSO, knocking him to the ground. Both quad bike riders then made off, leaving him injured.

The PCSO was taken to James Cook University Hospital where he received treatment.

Two males aged 20 and 28 have been arrested in connection with the incident and both have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Redcar and Cleveland CID on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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