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63-year-old woman killed after being hit by car in Stokesley

A 63-year-old woman has died after being in a collision with a car in Stokesley in North Yorkshire.

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It happened on Bridge Road at around 12.25pm on Sunday April 2 involving a grey Vauxhall Astra. The female pedestrian who was from the Hartlepool area was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has any information, is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police

Police want to speak to man after "inappropriate touching"

Police in Stokesley have released an image of a man they need to trace after a man was indecently assaulted in the town.

Police have released an image of a man they want to speak to

The assault happened around 7.30pm on Sunday 1 December 2013, outside the Queen’s Head pub on the High Street, when a 24-year-old local man was touched inappropriately.

The only description of the man police need to trace is that he is believed to be from eastern Asia.


Witness appeal after A19 crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after an Eaglescliffe man died in a collision on the northbound carriageway of the A19 near the Cleveland Tontine.

The collision was at the start of the slip road for the A172 to Stokesley just after 7pm on Tuesday.

A silver Audi TT travelling north, left the road and collided with a road sign .

The driver, a 55-year-old man, died at the scene of the collision.

Stokesley hit and run appeal

North Yorkshire Police are appealing for witnesses and information after a car hit a pedestrian in Stokesley and left the scene.

At around 12.15pm on Sunday 20 October, a light-coloured car travelling along Sowerby Crescent mounted the pavement and struck a 16-year-old male pedestrian.

The victim was walking with an 18-year-old male friend when he was hit. He sustained cuts and bruises, the 18-year-old was uninjured.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the incident or has any information which could assist the investigation to contact them.

We have a situation where a car has hit a pedestrian and the driver has driven off without any concern for the welfare of the victim. Thankfully he was not seriously injured but the outcome could have been far more serious.

“The only description we have of the offending vehicle is that it was light coloured. Therefore I am appealing to anyone who was in theSowerby Crescent area on Sunday and either saw what happened or can assist with identifying the driver, gets in touch.”

– Traffic Constable Neil Cholmondeley, North Yorkshire Police
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Teenager admits death by dangerous driving

A teenager has admitted killing a man in a hit-and-run earlier this year at Stokesley in North Yorkshire.

Douglas Robertson died after being hit by a stolen Range Rover on January 19.

A 15-year-old boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, pleaded guilty to death by dangerous driving at Teesside Crown Court.

A second person, 23-year-old Sam Hanlon from Wingate in County Durham, admitted taking a vehicle without the owner's consent.

The pair will be sentenced in May.

Fourth man arrested after Stokesley "hit and run"

A fourth man has been arrested after 27-year-old Douglas Robertson was killed on 19 Januray in Stokesley after being hit by a Range Rover.

A 20-year-old man from the Stockton-on-Tees area is being questioned by police. A 23-year-old man from the Durham area who was arrested on Monday has been released on conditional police bail.

A 15-year-old youth charged with causing death by dangerous driving, aggravated vehicle taking, driving without a licence and driving without insurance, appeared at Northallerton Magistrates’ Court yesterday. He has been remanded in custody to appear at court again on 1 February 2013.


Pedestrian dies in Stokesley: Youth charged with causing death by dangerous driving

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving.

Douglas Robertson, 27, was killed in a collision with a Range Rover as he walked along North Road in Stokesley on Saturday.

A well as causing death by dangerous driving, the local teenager has been charged with driving without a licence and driving without insurance.

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