Zetland FM Local News - 7th September 2020
A Redcar Primary school is contacting parents after a pupil tested positive in a coronavirus test;
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Redcar;
...and Police are appealing for any witnesses to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian, whereby the vehicle did not stop at the scene.
A Redcar Primary school is contacting parents after a pupil tested positive in a coronavirus test.
The head teacher at St Benedict's RC Primary School in Redcar has been in touch with parents by letter with advice and the school remains open.
Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council has been working closely with the school and say that they will continue to provide any assistance required.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempted robbery in Redcar.
The incident occurred around 4pm on Friday between Soppitt Street and Hanson Street.
The victim, a 23-year-old man, was threatened by two males who were in possession of a knife and they made threats towards him whilst pulling at his pedal bike in an attempt to steal it.
The victim managed to escape and the two males made off across Tesco car park towards West Dyke Road.
Two men, aged 21 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted robbery and they remain in police custody at this time.
Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or two men making off from the area is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are appealing for any witnesses to a collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian, whereby the vehicle did not stop at the scene.
The incident is believed to have happened between 11pm and 11:45pm on Saturday on The Greenway in Middlesbrough.
A member of the public located a 37-year-old male with injuries, who was reportedly in collision with a vehicle which had made off.
The man was taken to James Cook University Hospital with a broken leg and he remains there in a stable condition whilst receiving treatment.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or anyone with further information is asked to contact Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit on the non-emergency number 101.