Zetland FM Local News - 15th April 2020
The number of Coronavirus cases in our area has again shown an increase since yesterday;
Officers have charged a man with two offences and issued an appeal to trace the owners of a number of suspected stolen items;
...and the Redcar coastguard were called into action yesterday to assist an injured man at Saltburn.
The number of Coronavirus cases in our area has again shown an increase since yesterday.
According to the latest figures published yesterday by Public Health England, there are currently 173 confirmed cases in Redcar and Cleveland, out of a local population of just under 137,000 people.
That's up from 157 cases on yesterday.
There are currently 291 cases confirmed in Middlesbrough, a figure which has also risen, up from 274 on yesterday.
Officers have charged a man with two offences and issued an appeal to trace the owners of a number of suspected stolen items.
Officers from Redcar CID charged the 31-year-old man with theft from a motor vehicle and for failing to comply with instructions imposed under schedule 21 and he appeared at Teesside Magistrates Court on Monday.
The charges were made after the man was reportedly seen walking in the Grangetown area on Sunday with a wheelbarrow filled with various items.
Police are appealing to trace the owners of a Samsung laptop, a Sat Nav, camera, green overalls and a number of other items which are all suspected to have been stolen.
If you believe any of the items belong to you, please contact Cleveland Police on 101.
The Redcar coastguard were called into action yesterday to assist an injured man at Saltburn.
Team tasked by the Humber operations room at Bridlington to reports of a casualty with a leg injury on the beach near the Pier at Saltburn.
Casualty care was administered after which the casualty was carried off the beach on a stretcher.
The team were stood down once the casualty was in the care of the North East Ambulance Service.