Zetland FM Local News - 9th December 2020
The latest figures show that the rate of new coronavirus cases on Teesside is continuing to slow down;
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted during a robbery at a Post Office in an East Cleveland village;
...and a man has been arrested following a drugs raid in Middlesbrough.
The latest figures show that the rate of new coronavirus cases on Teesside is continuing to slow down.
According to data released by Public Health England yesterday, 76 new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed on Teesside.
Middlesbrough recorded the biggest increase with 25, whilst in Stockton there were a further 19.
Here in Redcar and Cleveland there were a further 18 new confirmed cases.
The figures were released just hours after some Teessiders were given the potentially life-saving covid vaccine at the James Cook University Hospital yesterday morning.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted during a robbery at a Post Office in an East Cleveland village.
The incident happened at around 12:30pm on Monday at Sheila’s Store on Stone Row in Skinningrove.
The suspect entered the store, and assaulted a 35-year-old woman before stealing a large amount of cash and making off.
The woman required hospital treatment for a head injury before later being released.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Sarah Green on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A man has been arrested following a drugs raid in Middlesbrough.
On Monday evening, officers from the Middlesbrough Neighbourhood Policing Team executed a drugs warrant at an address on Coltman Street in North Ormesby.
Officers seized a quantity of suspected class A and C drugs.
A 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class C drugs and possession of class A drugs.
He has now been released under investigation pending further enquiries.