Detectives are appealing for information after a robbery in Guisborough;

A man has denied the murder of 40-year-old Mark Robinson - who died a year after being attacked at a house in Redcar;

...and the volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have been called into action to assist an injured dog.

 

Detectives are appealing for information after a robbery in Guisborough.

The incident happened on Westgate in the early hours of yesterday morning, around 2:45am.

The victim, a man aged in his thirties, withdrew money from the HSBC cash machine.

Two males then approached the victim, brandishing a knife, and pushed the victim before taking the money.

The two suspects then made off down an alley between Clip n Cut Barbers and Well Pharmacy, which leads to Reid Terrace.

Both suspects are described as being of slim build, wearing black and also balaclavas.

Anyone who may have been in the area around Westgate or Reid Terrace around the time of the incident or anyone who may have CCTV or dash cam footage of the males matching these descriptions is asked to contact Redcar & Cleveland CID on the non-emergency number 101.

 

A man has denied the murder of 40-year-old Mark Robinson - who died a year after being attacked at a house in Redcar.

36-year-old Ray Whincup pleaded not guilty to the charge in a short hearing at Teesside Crown Court yesterday.

Mark Robinson died in August of last year.

He had been attacked at a house on Station Road in Redcar in July 2020, and suffered head injuries.

Despite lengthy hospital treatment and full-time care, Mr Robinson never recovered and died on August 5th last year.

Mr Whincup appeared in court via videolink from HMP Leeds.

A date for the murder trial to start was set for January 30th next year.

 

The volunteers of the Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team have been called into action to assist an injured dog.

North Yorkshire Police contacted the Team at midday yesterday, regarding a report of a dog that had reportedly fallen some distance down a hillside in the Carlton Bank area, whilst being walked with other dogs.

The owner was uninjured but it was initially reported that the dog may have been injured and would need rescuing.

However upon further investigation the dog was found to be well enough to be walked back with the other dogs to the owner’s car to be checked over by a vet.

The call-out lasted just under one-hour.


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