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Death of teenage motorcyclist treated as murder

Police have revealed that the death of a teenage motorcyclist in Guisborough is being treated as murder.

Police are continuing to interview a 34-year- old local man in connection with the murder and the attempted murder or a pillion passenger.

Sonny Stephenson died at the scene - on 27 August on Bolckow Street.

Sonny Stephenson

A 15-year-old who was also travelling on the motorcycle has now been discharged from James Cook University Hospital.

Police are still appealing for witnesses.

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Police identify teenager who died in Guisborough motorbike crash

Police Name Guisborough Fatal Collision Victim Credit: PA

Police have named the motorcyclist who died in a crash over bank holiday weekend as Sonny Stephenson.

The 17-year-old from Guisborough died at the junction of Bolckow Street and Hollymead Drive just before 9.30pm on 27 August.

The passenger of the bike was taken to James Cook University Hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening.

Specialist officers continue to support Sonny’s family and inquiries into the crash on Bolckow Street are on-going.

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident and who has information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101

Motorcyclist dies after Guisborough crash

Motorists are asked to avoid the area Credit: PA

A motorcyclist has died following a crash in Guisborough.

Police were called to the junction of Bolckow Street and Hollymead Drive just before 9.30pm on 27 August.

Officers are trying to identify the rider. A pillion passenger has been taken to James Cook University Hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening. No other vehicle was involved.

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Three arrested after alleged petrol station robbery

Three people have been charged following an alleged petrol station robbery in North Yorkshire.

The incident occurred on December 4 at the Co-op petrol station in Guisborough.

Three arrested in alleged petrol station robbery Credit: PA

Two men aged 25 and 30 have been charged with robbery and threatening a person with a blade or sharply pointed article in a public place.

A 34-year-old woman has been charged with robbery and remains on bail pending further enquiries.

All three will appear at Teesside Magistrates' Court.

9 year-old boy threatened and robbed in Guisborough

Police are appealing for information after a 9-year-old boy was threatened and robbed in Guisborough.

Belmont Park, Guisborough Credit: Google maps

It happened at around 3.30pm on Sunday 28th August in Belmont Park.

Two boys aged around 12-13 years old threatened to assault the boy before taking £25 in cash from him.

Any witnesses or anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PC Scott Bleasby on the non-emergency number 101.

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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