Zetland FM Local News - 7th April 2022
Police are asking for residents in Loftus to come forward with CCTV or dash-cam footage after a young man reported he was followed by an unknown man who was acting suspiciously;
Police have seized suspected class A drugs believed to be worth around £30,000 from an address in Coulby Newham;
...and a man has been arrested following a collision on a Middlesbrough estate.
Police are asking for residents in Loftus to come forward with CCTV or dash-cam footage after a young man reported he was followed by an unknown man who was acting suspiciously.
The victim, a man in his 20s, reported being followed between 10.45pm to 11.05pm on Monday as he walked between Loftus and Skinningrove.
He described being followed by a man in a black tracksuit with his hood pulled up, for about 15 minutes.
He began to feel 'fearful' as he was followed near The Yard in Loftus, past Handale Primary School, the allotment garden area and towards Loftus Leisure Centre. The man then took the path through Deepdale woods to Skinningrove.
After this incident, he reported his concerns to Cleveland Police, who have launched an appeal to access more information.
Police are appealing for people who have CCTV in any of these areas to check it between these times to see if they have footage which may assist officers.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on the non-emergency number 101.
Police have seized suspected class A drugs believed to be worth around £30,000 from an address in Coulby Newham.
Officers carried out a warrant at an address on The Mallards on Tuesday, where a large amount of cash was seized and suspected cocaine with an estimated street value of £30,000 was recovered.
A 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs and money laundering.
He has since been released under investigation, whilst enquiries continue.
A man has been arrested following a collision on a Middlesbrough estate.
Cleveland Police have confirmed a man, aged 30, has been arrested by officers on suspicion of driving offences.
He was taken into police custody.
Multiple emergency services attended the scene on Premier Road, in the Pallister Park area of Middlesbrough, from 5.25pm, including police, road and air ambulance.
A patient was airlifted from the scene in a critical condition.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of driving offences and was taken into police custody.