Zetland FM Local News - 18th September 2020
There have been 29 more coronavirus cases and another death recorded on Teesside on Thursday;
The detective leading the investigation into the murder of Steven Clark is appealing for an anonymous letter writer to come forward and speak to the new investigation team;
...and armed police were called to a street in Middlesbrough after reports of a man carrying a knife.
There have been 29 more coronavirus cases and another death recorded on Teesside on Thursday.
According to figures, released by Public Health England, more people have tested positive in all four council areas on Teesside.
The largest increase had been in Stockton, where 10 more cases have been recorded.
In Middlesbrough and Hartlepool, which remain on the Government's 'area of concern' watchlist, a further seven and six cases were recorded respectively.
Six more people have also contracted covid-19 in Redcar and Cleveland.
The detective leading the investigation into the murder of Steven Clark is appealing for an anonymous letter writer to come forward and speak to the new investigation team.
On 24th September 1999 an anonymous handwritten letter relating to Steven’s disappearance was posted to Guisborough Police Station.
Records show that at the time, the letter was assessed by officers and the information was recorded.
Now, Detective Chief Inspector Shaun Page is appealing for the letter writer to call Crimestoppers anonymously or the investigation team directly and give them any additional information that they may have.
The latest appeal comes as specialist search teams begin searches in the Marske-by-the-Sea area this morning. Officers are carrying out land searches today a bid to find Steven.
Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Armed police were called to a street in Middlesbrough after reports of a man carrying a knife.
Officers, along with the dog section, attended Tennyson Street, in the Gresham area of Middlesbrough at about 12.40pm on Wednesday.
They were then directed by a member of the public to Ayresome Gardens, a park off Parliament Road and Linthorpe Road.
Officers in two vehicles drove along the street, into the park, and parked next to the children's playground.
A man was arrested in the play area and was taken off by police in a van.