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Missing 16 year old: have you seen Tyler French?

Tyler French hasn't been seen since last Friday. Credit: Cleveland Police

Cleveland Police are appealing for information about a Teesside boy who disappeared last Friday.

Tyler French was last seen on 8th August at an address in the Cowpen area of Billingham.

Police believe he may be in the Billingham or Stockton areas.

They are concerned as Tyler has not been missing for this length of time before.

They have issued a direct appeal to Tyler to let them know he is safe and well.

Anyone with information on Tyler’s whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.


It all adds up: meet the 11 year old maths masters

And from student engineers to 11-year-old mathematicians - and a national maths challenge.

Hundreds of teams from Primary schools across the country enter the 'Maths in Motion' competition every year.

This year, pupils from St Joseph's Primary in Billingham came out top. But that is not for the first time - this is the third year in a row.

Jonny Blair reports.


Suspected wartime bomb found lodged in potato

An area of Teesside has been cordoned off after a suspected explosive device was discovered - lodged in a potato.

Officers were called to KP Crisps at Belasis Technology Park in Billingham earlier. The bomb disposal team from Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire carried out a controlled explosion.

Police said the device was lodged in a potato and resembled a war time bomb.

It happened on Armed Forces Day.

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