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A man from Eston has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after appearing in court yesterday charged with child sex offences;

Firefighters were called after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of a high block of flats in our area;

...and the volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have been called into action in our area.

 

A man from Eston has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after appearing in court yesterday charged with child sex offences.

31 year old Daniel Childs was arrested last December after officers from the Metropolitan Police Service contacted Cleveland Police with concerns.

Mr Childs was interviewed and subsequently charged with several offences.

Appearing at Teesside Crown Court yesterday, Mr Childs pleaded guilty to 12 indictments and received a 10 year sentence.

Cleveland Police say that they will continue to work with colleagues and specialist organisations to deal with perpetrators and to safeguard their victims.

 

Firefighters were called after a fire broke out on the 14th floor of a high block of flats in our area.

Five fire engines and a hydraulic platform attended the scene of the blaze at Thorntree House, on Cargo Fleet Lane, in Middlesbrough, around 6.45pm yesterday evening.

Black smoke could be seen emerging from a window on the 14th floor - three floors from the top of the tower block.

Cleveland Fire Brigade taped off the area quickly got the fire under control.

It is not yet known how the fire started, however it has been confirmed that no rescues were required.

 

The volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have been called into action in our area.

The team were contacted by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service just before 4.45 on Monday afternoon to assist with a 15-year old boy from Nunthorpe who had been injured when falling from his mountain bike in the area of Captain Cook's monument.

Team members were deployed together with one of the teams Land Rover ambulances. Having sustained a serious injury to his elbow he was treated at the scene by paramedics assisted by Team members including one of the Team doctors. Other Team members were on hand in case he needed to be carried by stretcher.

However, after initial treatment, he was able to walk to the waiting ambulance assisted by a paramedic and the team doctor.


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