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'Have a go' hero appeal in Normanby

Police are appealing to trace a man who assisted in stopping two would-be thieves from stealing a car in Normanby on Teesside.

Two men were disturbed while they were attempting to steal a vehicle from a driveway on West Street, Normanby, at around 4.45am yesterday (August 31) by a man who was passing by.

He chased the men away before alerting the victim. He then left the scene without leaving any details.

Officers are now trying to trace the passer-by, as it is believed that he could assist with their enquiries.

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Pictures: Man arrested after woman found with throat slit

Police presence after throat slit attack. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
Police corden in Normanby. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was found with her throat slit in Middlesbrough.

Police were called after reports that a woman in her twenties had been seriously assaulted by a man near to the old railway line in Normanby, at around 1pm today (March 24).

A helicopter was launched in a bid to help trace the offender.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.

The victim has been taken to James Cook University Hospital with non-life threatening knife wounds to her throat.

The old railway line, Flatts Lane, Normanby. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Teenager in more stable condition after sledge accident

A teenager, who has been critically ill in hospital after a sledging accident, is now in a more stable condition.

16-year-old Liam Stafford from Middlesbrough, suffered head injuries when his sledge hit a tree, near Flatts Lane in Normanby on Sunday.

He was airlifted to the James Cook University Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.

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Growing concern over missing Normanby man

Andrew Young has been missing since yesterday afternoon Credit: Cleveland Police

Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of a missing man from Normanby.

49-year-old Andrew Young, of Flats Lane in Normanby, has not been seen since yesterday afternoon (December 30th).

Mr Young is around 6 feet tall, with dark hair and glasses. He was last seen wearing a long green coat and black lace-up shoes.

Anyone who has any information about Andrew Young's whereabouts is being encouraged to contact Cleveland Police on 101.