Zetland FM Local News - 27th October 2020
More than 230 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed on Teesside;
A man has admitted killing an 58-year-old grandad in a suspected shooting in East Cleveland;
...and Police are appealing for witnesses after a string of overnight raids at businesses across Teesside.
More than 230 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed on Teesside.
According to data released yesterday by Public Health England, Stockton remains the area with the most people being diagnosed with covid-19, with an increase of 95 cases.
Middlesbrough has also seen a sharp rise with a further 60 cases.
Here in Redcar and Cleveland there have been a further 54 confirmed cases.
A man has admitted killing an 58-year-old grandad in a suspected shooting in East Cleveland.
32-year-old Jamie Hellings was charged with the manslaughter of Christopher Kay, who died in August after suffering serious chest injuries on Brotton Road in Carlin How.
Hellings, of Coronation Road, Loftus appeared at Teesside Crown Court yesterday where he admitted both charges.
Cleveland Police said it was believed Mr Kay's injuries were caused by a firearm. He was taken to hospital but his life could not be saved.
A further two men, aged 31 and 35, and a woman aged 32 were also arrested.
The men have been released with bail conditions pending further inquiries and the woman has been released with no further action.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a string of overnight raids at businesses across Teesside.
Shops, off-licences, offices - and also Hollywood Bowl at Teesside Park - were targeted in six separate incidents between Friday and the early hours of Saturday.
The astonishing crime spree took place between 11.15pm on Friday and 1.11am on Saturday and included addresses in Stockton, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland.
Three males aged 17, 24 and 27 have been arrested in connection with the burglaries.
Two males have been released under investigation pending further enquiries and the third male, aged 17, remains in custody.