Zetland FM Local News - 15th November 2018
Neighbourhood police officers have arrested two men after executing a drugs warrant in Redcar;
Trains services in our area had to be suspended after a lorry struck a bridge in Middlesbrough;
...and police are appealing for information after a 33-year-old man was robbed in Middlesbrough.
Neighbourhood police officers have arrested two men after executing a drugs warrant in Redcar.
Early yesterday morning police executed a Section 23 Misuse of Drugs Act Warrant at an address on Grinkle Road in Redcar.
Officers recovered a quantity of suspected class A and B drugs and an amount of cash which was hidden in a PlayStation games box, along with a stolen motorbike which was stolen from Thornaby last week.
Two adult males were arrested and interviewed by team officers yesterday afternoon.
Trains services in our area had to be suspended after a lorry struck a bridge in Middlesbrough.
Engineers were called to assess the potential damage at Albert Road after the accident at about midday yesterday.
Northern Rail services between Saltburn and Bishop Auckland, and Middlesbrough and Whitby were affected.
However following an inspection by engineers, the damage was described as "superficial" and trains were back up and running after approximately an hour.
Police are appealing for information after a 33-year-old man was robbed in Middlesbrough.
The incident occurred on Wednesday 31st October at 10:30pm when the victim was approached by two men and one woman who assaulted him and then stole money and tobacco from him. They then made off along Percy Street towards Princes Road.
One of the men is described as being a white male, of stocky build and in his late 30s. He was wearing a light coloured jumper and jeans.
The second man was also a white male, in his late 30s, around 5 ft 10” tall and of skinny build with black hair. He was wearing a black tracksuit.
The woman was a white female, in her late 30s with black hair and was wearing jeans.
As a result of the incident the victim was uninjured.
Anyone with information regarding the robbery or of the people responsible is asked to contact DC Kate Brodie from Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.