Police are appealing for witnesses following a collision on Ladgate Lane in Middlesbrough today, which has left a 12-year-old girl seriously injured.
Officers were called at around 6:25pm to reports of a collision near to Overdale Road between the pedestrian and a black Chevrolet Sparks.
The girl has been taken to James Cook University Hospital with serious head injuries, and officers are providing support to the family. No-one else was injured in the collision.
The road is currently closed while investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Witnesses are asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.
Jordan Everington aged 15 is missing from Redcar
Jordan Everington is aged 15 and is missing from Redcar.
Cleveland Police are urgently appealing to trace missing 15-year-old Jordan Everington who was last seen in Roseberry Square in Redcar this afternoon, Tuesday 24th April at around 1pm.
Jordan is described as being a white male with blonde hair and around 5 ft 6” tall. He was last seen wearing a blue hooded jumper and grey shorts.
Anyone who may have seen Jordan or anyone who knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.
Jordon, if you are reading this help and support, is available we will simply call or rext 116000 for free confidential advice.
If you are yourself sat reading this and thinking of running away from home please be assured help and support is out there for you.
Simply call or text 116000 they will be able to help you free and confidential.
Anyone who is currently missing from home ‘Missing people’ are here to help you whenever you are ready; they can listen, talk you through what help you need, pass a message for you and help you to be safe.
Call. Text. Anytime. Free. Confidential. 116000
They are also on hand to provide support for anyone who has been recently returned home having been missing.
We are still awaiting an update from Cleveland Police. Please check @ClevelandPoliceUk on Twitter for any timely updates as our team does not work 247.
Cops catch gang of criminals leaving Hartlepool in stolen cars
Recently in Hartlepool there has been an increase in criminals targeting Ford Fiesta cars, because criminals have a device that gets them into the car without the need for a key.
Over recent months up to Three Fiesta at a time have been going missing.
This morning the gang was at it again but this tome they didn’t count on the CDSOU A Relief who this morning recovered not 1; not 2 but 3 Stolen Ford Fiesta motor cars all attempting to leave Hartlepool containing suspected travelling criminals.
Police said “One of the vehicles unfortunately lost control and crashed while the other 2 vehicles had their front tyres stung and limped to a stop with one of the vehicle’s going the wrong way onto the A19 which was stopped by an unmarked vehicle. The driver was detained after a short foot chase and with the assistance of dog section 2 more males were also detained from another vehicle.
“Offences these males were arrested on suspicion of were theft of motor vehicle; drink driving; drug driving; dangerous driving; fail to stop for Police; no insurance and no licence.”
Big Weldone to the cops on the ground.
Police name Steven John Willis following targeted murder
Cleveland Police have this morning named Steven John Willis aged 27 following what is believed to have been a targeted murder.
Steven’s body was found in the road outside of his home in Meadowcroft Road, Normanby.
Locally Steven was also known as Steven Pickering or Picko. There have been floods of tributes on social media.
It is believed Steven was subjected to a violent and targeted attack.
Cleveland Police are currently holding five men in police custody on suspicion of murder.
Police received a 999 reporting a disturbance near Skippers Lane Normanby.
Crime scene investigators are combing the area following the death. Officers responded to the incident just after 10.30pm on April 16th.
It is believed all five men are being held at separate police stations
Local residents have told Police Hour that police have not yet conducted house to house enquires but police remain at the house on the corner of Meadowcroft Road.
Detectives this morning are continuing to question five men arrested on suspicion of murder following what is believed to have been a targeted attack on Skippers Lane, Normanby a 17 and 44 year old remain in hospital @ClevelandPolice pic.twitter.com/G1K3G7is8y
— Police Hour (@PoliceHour) April 18, 2018
The crime scene within the area bas been reduced and now centres around the front garden of Meadowcroft Road and the house in which Steven lived within.
The area in which the incident happened is a very quiet area.
Cleveland Police progressed the investigation very quickly initially announcing three arrests had been made all men aged 20, 22 and 31 all being held on suspicion or murder.
Later it was announced a fourth arrest had been made of a man aged 21.
A fifth arrest of another 21-year-old man was then made late on Tuesday evening.
All five men currently remain in police custody for questioning.
Cleveland Police have not released details surrounding the incident that unfolded however two people aged 17 and 44 are being treated at James Cook Hospital they are in a non-life threatening stable condition.
Anyone with any information is urged to call Cleveland Police on 101.