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Firework pushed through letterbox

POLICE are appealing for information after a small firework was pushed through the letterbox of a house in Whitworth yesterday, 19th November. The incident took place around 6.40pm at an address on Market Street when the small firework has fallen...

Woman punched lost three teeth

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a 20 year old woman lost three front teeth after being punched whilst dancing in a Blackpool nightclub. The assault took place around 3.30am on Friday 8th November 2013 when the...

600 jobs to be cut at council

It has been revealed the Mayor of Middlesbrough could cut upto 600 jobs at a council meeting tonight. The council will announce the cuts tonight, which will effect and close a number of key council services as the council is...

Two jailed for supply of class A drugs

John James Thompson, aged 34, and Kirsty Davidson, aged 25, were convicted at Carlisle Crown Court after pleading guilty to being connected with the supply of class A drugs, namely heroin and methadone, class C  drugs, and possession of...

Two arrested over child sexual exploitation

Police have arrested two men today (Wednesday, November 20th) as part of an investigation into alleged child sexual exploitation in Blackpool. A 34 year old man and a 16 year old boy were arrested at an address in Blackpool at...

Missing Tommy Sandbach

Police are appealing to trace a Stockton man who has not been seen since last Thursday. 53-year-old Blaine Sandbach, known as Tommy, is described as around 5ft 10”tall, of slim build, with short, brown hair and a pale complexion. Tommy was last seen at around 2.30pm on Thursday 14th November, wearing a grey coat, blue jeans, a beanie hat and black trainers. He is known to frequent the Stockton town centre area and is known to have family in the Manchester area. Police would ask any one who may have seen him to contact Cleveland Police on 101.

Appeal After Potential Drink Spiking Incident

Police are appealing for information after a woman who reported concerns following a night out in Middlesbrough was found to have rohypnol in her system. The 41-year old woman was on a night out with friends on Saturday 9th November in Lloyds Bar when she was approached by two men on the dance floor area, one of whom made comments about rohypnol before the men went into the toilets. The victim and the group she was out with then left the bar. The victim returned home at around 3.20am and suffered side effects for the next three days before attending the University Hospital of North Tees, where a blood confirmed that rohypnol was present in her system. Although it is unknown exactly how the drug got into the victims’ system, police believe that her drink may have been spiked. Police would like to speak with the two men from Lloyds Bar as it is believed that they may be able to assist with enquiries. The first man is described as a white male, aged 30-40 years old, with short, dark hair, around 5ft 4” to 5ft 6” tall, of medium build with a distinctive mole on his left cheek. He was clean shaven with a clear complexion and was wearing a light coloured T-shirt. The second man is described as a white male, aged in his late twenties with mousey brown hair, around 6ft tall and of slim build with a clear complexion. Anyone with information is asked to contact Major Crime Detective, DC Richard  Brocklesby, on the non-emergency 101 number or  Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police Remind Public to be Vigilant at Cash Machines

Police are appealing for members of the public to be vigilant around cash machines after an incident was reported in which two men tried  to distract a man at a cash point in Hartlepool at around 7.15am on Monday 18th November 2013. The man was at Yorkshire Bank cash machine on Church Street, Hartlepool when he was approached by two males who stood either side of him and engaged him in conversation as he completed his transaction in an attempt to distract him. The man using the cash machine was vigilant and the two suspects left empty handed. The two suspects were described as Eastern European males aged in their thirties, both wearing jeans, woollen hats and one wearing a leather jacket. Police are warning members of the public to be cautious and to report any suspicious incidents on 101 or to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Four killed in house fire

Four people have been found dead two adults and four children following a house fire. the fire occurred in Chesterfield, Derbyshire.  The fire broke out at 5 am today on Williamthorpe Road, North Wingfield. A third child remains in hospital. Police said a...

£60,000 found floating down a river

Police have launched an appeal following £60,000 being found floating down a river. A shocked dog walker spotted the cash in the South Drove Drain close to Spalding town centre in Lincholnshire and alert police to the find. Police Officers pulled...

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