Zetland FM Local News - 12th May 2021
Police are appealing for the publics help after a Landrover was set alight on a driveway in the early hours of yesterday morning;
A man has admitted causing serious injury to a teenage boy by driving dangerously;
...and a police car has been involved in an accident at a central Middlesbrough junction.
Police are appealing for the publics help after a Landrover was set alight on a driveway in the early hours of yesterday morning.
The incident happened around twenty five past midnight on Netherfields Crescent.
Officers also discovered that a firearm has been discharged at the front door of the same property and they are looking into whether the two incidents are linked.
Fortunately, the property was unoccupied at the time.
Witnesses, CCTV and dash cam footage are now being sought from members of the public in area around Netherfields Crescent between midnight and 12:30am yesterday morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Andy Bennett from Middlesbrough CID on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A man has admitted causing serious injury to a teenage boy by driving dangerously.
27-year-old Luke Andrew O'Neill appeared at Teesside Crown Court on Monday where he pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
Mr O'Neill admitted caused serious injury to a boy while driving a KTM Motorcycle on May 7th last year at the junction of Kings Roads and Longlands Road in Middlesbrough.
On Monday, the judge adjourned sentencing until next month in order for further medical evidence to be obtained and a pre-sentence report.
Mr O'Neill was bailed until his next court appearance.
A police car has been involved in an accident at a central Middlesbrough junction.
The incident occurred at the junction of Marton Road and Borough Road on Monday evening.
Fire engines attended to make the scene safe at around 7.30pm, with ambulance crews also called out.
The other vehicle, a blue Ford Fiesta, suffered extensive front end damage, with Marton Road temporarily blocked by the smash.
Both male drivers were checked over by paramedics and did not require medical treatment.