Zetland FM Local News - 29th March 2023
Two men have been charged with commercial burglary after a break-in at business in our area;
Police have confirmed that the body of a man was found on Redcar beach earlier this week;
...and a suspected dog attack at a farm in our area has left a number of pregnant sheep seriously injured - with some sheep dying from their injuries.
Two men have been charged with commercial burglary after a break-in at business in our area.
The incident occuured at a cutting and dismantling business in Skinningrove in the early hours of Monday.
Officers from Cleveland Police Specialist Operations Unit carried out a pursuit following the incident and the two men, who are aged 23 and 30, were arrested were charged with commercial burglary.
The 23-year-old was further charged with dangerous driving and other driving offences.
Two vehicles stolen during the incident were also recovered by police.
The two men were remanded by the court following their first appearance.
Police have confirmed that the body of a man was found on Redcar beach earlier this week.
Emergency services were called on Monday morning, at around 9.30am, after Cleveland Police officers received a report that a man's body had been found.
The Harbour Police, ambulance service and Coastguard all attended the scene.
The force said the man's death is not being treated as suspicious, and that he has been identified and next of kin informed.
His death is not being treated as suspicious and a file has been prepared for the Coroner.
A suspected dog attack at a farm in our area has left a number of pregnant sheep seriously injured - with some sheep dying from their injuries.
A number of grazing sheep were attacked at Handale Abbey Farm, in Loftus, on Sunday sometime between 10am and 4pm.
Police have now issued a plea to dog walkers to be careful around livestock and to keep them on a lead.
When a dog attacks or chases livestock, resulting in significant injury, suffering, or death, it becomes a criminal offence.
Anyone with information about the incident in Loftus is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.