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Appeal to trace missing Middlesbrough woman

Police are appealing to trace the whereabouts of 30-year-old Margaret Moorhouse from Middlesbrough

Police are appealing to trace the whereabouts of 30-year-old Margaret Moorhouse from Middlesbrough.

She was last seen at a property on Basil Street in Middlesbrough on Tuesday 2nd August.

It is believed she may have travelled to Southern Ireland, possibly the Dublin area with family members.

Man in a critical condition after being assaulted in Middlesbrough

Detectives have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to after a serious assault in Middlesbrough that left a man in a critical condition.

Police would like to speak to the man shown in the image below as he may be able to help with their inquiries.

Police want to speak to this man after a serious assault in Middlesbrough Credit: Cleveland Police

The assault took place on Linthorpe Road outside Gigi’s Pizza Shop at around 2.05am on Saturday 9th July.

A 48-year-old man from Middlesbrough was approached by another man who assaulted him in an unprovoked attack.

The suspect made off towards Princess Road.

The victim remains in James Cook University Hospital in a critical condition.

A number of people who helped with first aid have yet to come forward, including a woman who identified herself as a nurse.

The police want these people to come forward and speak to them.

Search for missing 15-year-old in Middlesbrough

Aleisha Summerhill was last seen at an address on Willowbank in Coulby Newham yesterday. Credit: Cleveland Police

Police are looking to trace a missing 15-year-old girl in Middlesbrough.

Aleisha Summerhill was last seen at an address on Willowbank in Coulby Newham at midday yesterday ( Sunday 17th July)

She's described as being 5 foot tall, of slim build and she was last seen wearing leggings and a grey hooded top.

It is believed she might be in the Pallister Park area of Middlesbrough.

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£1.5m of seized drugs go up in smoke

Seized drugs destroyed in a furnace Credit: Cleveland Police

More than £1.5million worth of cannabis plants, crack cocaine, heroin and amphetamine have gone up in smoke.

The drugs were destroyed in a furnace after being seized from criminals across Cleveland.

Detective Inspector Steve Kappell, from the Community Drugs Enforcement

Team, said: “Seizing these drugs has meant that we have been able to stop

them getting onto the streets of Cleveland, into the hands of people who could sell them on and potentially cause serious harm."

Anyone with information regarding drugs activity is asked to contact Cleveland Police’s Community Drugs Enforcement Team on 101 or their confidential hotline on 0800 929 702.

13-year-old assaulted and smeared with dog poo in Guisborough

A 13-year-old girl has had dog poo smeared on her face after being assaulted in Guisborough.

It happened on Tuesday 5th July on the footpath which runs along the beck at Stumps Cross.

The incident happened between 3:30pm and 3:45pm when the girl was approached by four male teenagers, aged between 13 and 14-years-old.

They pushed her onto the grass, and one of them, who was wearing a plastic glove, wiped dog faeces on her.

The men were all wearing green jumpers and ran away from the scene.

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