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Concern for man missing from Middlesbrough

Richard Carling

Police are appealing for help to trace missing 38-year-old Richard Carling who was last seen at an address on Strauss Road, South Bank, Middlesbrough at around 5pm on September 19.

Richard is described as white, around 6ft tall, of slim build and he was last seen wearing a black baseball cap with NY on the front, a blue Kappa jacket, black tracksuit bottoms and blue trainers.

It is believed he may have travelled out of the area, possibly to the Avon and Somerset areas.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101.


Police investigate arson attack in Northumberland

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car was deliberately set on fire in Hexham.

The car was parked on a driveway in Eilanville, Northumberland, when it was set on fire at 1.40am on September 19.

Police say substantial damage was caused but they believe it to be an isolated incident. Officers are carrying out extra patrols in the area to reassure people.

A 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson and released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.

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