Zetland FM Local News - 9th February 2021
There has been a big drop in coronavirus cases on Teesside;
Police are continue to carry out investigations at the scene where the body of a man was sadly found at the weekend;
...and a man has been arrested after officers spotted two men with a boiler in the early hours of the morning in Middlesbrough.
There has been a big drop in coronavirus cases on Teesside.
New figures from Public Health England revealed a further 155 new cases of the virus across the four boroughs yesterday.
The numbers have decreased significantly compared with 397 new cases of covid-19 last Monday.
Middlesbrough had the highest increase, with a further 65 positive cases, with Stockton recording 47 cases.
Here in Redcar and Cleveland there were a further 22 new cases.
Police are continue to carry out investigations at the scene where the body of a man was sadly found at the weekend.
Officers continued to search an area in Grangetown yesterday.
It comes after reports of concern for a man seen close to a roundabout were received on Sunday.
Emergency service attended and a man was sadly pronounced dead on a grassed area off the Trunk Road at around 11.30am.
Yesterday, police confirmed a 46-year-old man and a 50-year-old woman were arrested in connection with the man’s death, which is currently being treated as unexplained.
A man has been arrested after officers spotted two men with a boiler in the early hours of the morning in Middlesbrough.
Police received a call around 4:25am on Sunday 7th February after members of the public heard noises coming from an empty property on Durnford Road.
Police who were on patrol near to The Greenway then spotted two males who had attached a boiler to the back of a pedal bike.
The males attempted to make off on foot and dropped the boiler. One male was stopped a short distance away.
A 31-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and going equipped. He has since been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.
Enquiries are ongoing to trace a second male.
Anyone who may have information regarding the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.