Zetland FM Local News - 1st December 2022
Homes in our area were flooded and hundreds were left without water for more than five hours following a burst water main yesterday evening;
Officers have arrested two further people in connection with an assault in the South Bank area of Middlesbrough which resulted in a man suffering serious head injuries;
...and a man has died following an incident in Port Clarence.
Homes in our area were flooded and hundreds were left without water for more than five hours following a burst water main yesterday evening.
Flooding became so deep at Ormesby that the water was reportedly seeping into people's homes.
Buses had to be diverted, cars were brought to a standstill and firefighters were called to the scene.
The burst, which also led to a have pub having to close, happened at around 5pm yesterday and Northumbrian Water said a third party was responsible for the problem.
Residents across Teesside were affected by the burst with homes and businesses in Middlesbrough, Normanby, Eston, Ormesby, Redcar and Stockton reporting being left without water or with very low pressure.
Officers have arrested two further people in connection with an assault in the South Bank area of Middlesbrough which resulted in a man suffering serious head injuries.
The incident is believed to have happened shortly after 1am on Saturday 26th November after the victim aged 36 walked towards Keir Hardie Crescent after visiting the Albion Social Club on Henry Street.
An 18 year old man was arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of assault and has been released on bail pending enquiries.
Two further males aged 31 and 26 were arrested yesterday afternoon on suspicion of attempted murder. They both remain in custody.
The victim remains in hospital in critical condition.
A man has died following an incident in Port Clarence.
Cleveland Police officers were firstly called to a report of an aggravated burglary at a property on Hatfield Road in Billingham at 8:35pm on Monday.
Shortly after at 9:15pm, officers were called to a report of windows being smashed at a property on Samphire Street in Port Clarence and that a 61-year-old man had collapsed outside of the property.
It is believed both incidents are connected.
The man sadly passed away in hospital yesterday.
A post-mortem examination is due to take place to establish the cause of his death.
Six males and one female have been arrested in connection with the incident. One male remains in custody and the remaining six people have been released on bail pending further enquiries.