Zetland FM Local News - 6th December 2022
Police are appealing for information or dashcam footage after an attempted robbery on staff working at an event in Stewart Park;
Three men have appeared in court charged with producing class B drugs following a drugs raid in our area;
...and a man who sadly died following an incident in Port Clarence has been named by police.
Police are appealing for information or dashcam footage after an attempted robbery on staff working at an event in Stewart Park.
It happened on Monday 28th November at around 5pm when three males on two mopeds threatened staff with a large knife, putting it to a staff member's throat while demanding the keys to a golf buggy.
The keys were handed over however the suspects were unable to get away on the golf buggy and they left in the direction of Ladgate Lane.
The suspects were not wearing helmets but had balaclavas on.
One is described as having a Liverpool accent and wearing a blue Berghaus jacket.
There are no descriptions currently available for the other suspects.
Enquiries are on-going and anyone with information or dashcam is asked to contact Middlesbrough CID on the non-emergency number 101.
Three men have appeared in court charged with producing class B drugs following a drugs raid in our area.
The charges were made in connection with a drugs warrant which was reportedly executed at a property on Kier Hardie Crescent in Southbank.
411 cannabis plants estimated to be worth £345k were reportedly seized from the premises.
The three men all appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court yesterday afternoon.
A man who sadly died following an incident in Port Clarence has been named by police.
61 year old Brian Gatley who lived in Port Clarence was taken from Samphire Street to hospital following the incident on 28th November, where he died two days later.
Enquiries into two alleged incidents - which happened shortly before Mr Gatley was discovered in the street and which are currently being treated as linked - are ongoing and a number of people have been arrested by detectives from the police Homicide and Major Enquiry Team.