Zetland FM Local News - 23rd October 2018
Police have arrested a man from the Redcar area, after an allegation of an incident involving two young girls in Thornaby on Saturday;
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a shop on Clarendon Road in Middlesbrough;
... and police are asking for the publics help following two rural burglaries in our area.
Police have arrested a man from the Redcar area, after an allegation of an incident involving two young girls in Thornaby on Saturday.
The alleged incidents happened at around 1.35 on Saturday afternoon when a man parked a white van in Imperial Avenue in Thornaby and then allegedly got out of the vehicle and approached the two girls, one aged 10 and one aged under 10, and sexually assaulted them.
He then returned to his van and drove off in the direction of Westbury Street.
The arrested man remains in police custody on suspicion of two counts of sexual assault.
Officers are appealing for witnesses after a robbery at a shop on Clarendon Road in Middlesbrough.
The incident occurred on Friday at 5pm.
A 37-year-old man was allegedly assaulted during the reported robbery and he remains in James Cook University Hospital where he is receiving treatment to his chest and hand.
Two men aged 22 and 30 were arrested and charged in connection with the incident for robbery, grievous bodily harm and for threatening a person with a blade in a public place.
Both men appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court yesterday morning.
Officers are appealing for anyone who was around at the time of the incident in the Clarendon Road, University campus, or Southfield Road area to contact Acting Detective Sergeant Gary Walters on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Police are asking for the publics help following two rural burglaries in our area.
In the early hours of Sunday morning two farms and a garden centre nursery in the East Cleveland area were broken into with high value item vehicles being stolen.
In the Lingdale area a John Deere Gater SUV in green and yellow was stolen and in the Longbeck area a silver Ford Ranger pick-up and white Ford Transit Tipper were both stolen.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Rural Crime Prevention Officer Paul Payne on the non-emergency number 101.