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Police contiune Search for missing lee Brown



An active Police Search is underway on the River Tees in Stockton as police contiune the search for Missing Lee Brown.  

The National Police Air Support Unit is above and specially trained dog is searching the river banks.

National Air Support Unit Join The Search

Humberside Fire and Rescue service are wading the water. 

Further along the River Tees many have gatered to support Lee, who seems to be a much loved lad, it brings home the pain that a disappearance can cause, with family members clinging on to everyhope that Lee is found safe and well. 

freinds of Lee Brown gather in support

Durham Constabulary specialy trained dog support unit have been walking up and down the river in hope of some clues as to Lee’s Disappearance. 

Durham Constabulary Dog Section.


While the Harbour Police contiune searching the water, passgers by would hardly notice any activity was happening at all.  
Searches from Cleveland Police seem low key, although detectives from Cleveland Police, painstakingly walk up and down the waters edge trying to gage an understanding of what has happened to Lee. 

last known photo of Lee Brown


Yesterday Cleveland Police  released the last confirmed movements of Missing Lee Brown.
Detectives from Cleveland Police are currently looking for the missing 24 year old who was last seen on Saturday 25th April 2015.
Lee had been attending a party on the Teesside Princess Boat he got off the Boat in Stockton and has not been seen since.

The last confirmed sighting of Lee shows him near to the River
Tees Watersports Centre at around 11.25pm last Saturday.

Today, officers have conducted searches in the area between the
Princess Diana

Bridge and Tees Barrage in partnership with colleagues from the Harbour Police.

Detective Inspector Glen Westmoreland said: “We hope that the release of the

CCTV footage showing the last confirmed sighting of Lee may jog the memory of anyone who may have seen him on the evening of Saturday 25th April or since then.

“Our concern for Lee’s welfare grows with each day that passes and we remain focussed on finding him. This is still an active missing person investigation.”

Officers have already carried out extensive enquiries including searches of the walk ways around the river, speaking to Lee’s close family and friends, speaking to people who were also on the boat on Saturday evening, as well as exploring a
number of CCTV cameras.

Lee is described as 6ft 5” tall, blonde, with blue eyes and of muscular build. He has a panther tattoo on his left arm, a tiger tattoo on his right leg and the name ‘Harrison’ tattooed across his shoulders.

He was wearing black Timberland boots with a white logo, blue jeans and a blue jumper with tan patches on the shoulder. His hair could have looked shorter than usual as it had recently been cut.

Anyone who was with Lee on Saturday evening or anyone who may have seen him or may know of his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.



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Large sea search underway after person falls off DFDS ferry



The RNLI and Coastguard are currently searching the sea by boat and air after reports that a person has fell overboard.

The Coastguard and police helicopter is also assisting in the search after a passenger ferry reported that a person had gone overboard 35 miles from land.

A large scale search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of Tyneside after a ferry passenger was reported missing.

Just after 12.15pm today, HM Coastguard was notified of a missing passenger on a DFDS ferry that was on route from the Netherlands to North Shields, Tyneside.

HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Humberside is currently searching the area with Lifeboats from six RNLI stations including Filey, Scarborough, Whitby, Hartlepool, Tynemouth and Blythe.

Police Hour understands that one passenger was unaccounted for once the ferry returned to Newcastle From Amsterdam.

His luggage was there but he was unaccounted for, it is not known at what point the man has gone missing on the ship.

A source close to the coastguard has told Police Hour it is believed a man feel over the side of the ferry.

A Mayday relay broadcast has also been issued by HM Coastguard to inform all vessels in the area.  Northumbria Police have also been informed.

The search is ongoing and we have no further information at this stage.



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Two teenagers killed and seven people seriously hurt on A61 North Yorkshire



Two teenage boys believed to be aged 17 have sadly died and seven people have been seriously injured, including two children following a multi-car crash in Thirsk.

The road traffic crash happened at 9.25pm on Wednesday on the A61 between Busby Stoop and Carlton Miniott near Thirsk.

North Yorkshire Police have confirmed that two boys were pronounced dead at the scene.

Five other people, including two children, were taken to hospital.

The crash involved three vehicles – a black Ford Focus, a black Vauxhall Corsa and a green Volkswagen Bora.

Officers are appealing for witnesses and in particular want to hear from any motorists with dash cams who were on the road in the area prior to the crash.

They are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and ask for the Major Collision Investigation Team or email [email protected].

The road remains closed while the crash is investigated.



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Piglet requiring urgent medical attention has been stolen



Cleveland Police have launched an urgent appeal to locate a piglet requiring urgent medical attention.

A ten-week-old piglet in need of urgent medical attention has been stolen overnight (Sunday 4th March into Monday 5th March) from a barn at Stewart Park in Middlesbrough.

The piglet, which is described as a black ‘iron age’ piglet is the approximate size of a Jack Russell dog.

The female piglet had an operation yesterday (Sunday 4th March) and requires urgent antibiotics within 24 hours.

Officers would appeal for anyone with information or anyone who knows the whereabouts of the piglet to get in touch as a matter of urgency by calling Cleveland Police on 101.



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