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Police investigate alleged beach rape in Redcar

Police carry out enquiries in the Redcar area. Credit: ITV News

Police have cordoned off two areas around Redcar following a reported rape.

Officers are carrying out enquiries at Redcar beach and at a track in nearby Yearby Village, after a woman in her 30s reported that she had been raped.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said:

"The investigation is still in its very early stages and we may release further information in due course."



Boy, 15, fighting for his life after Redcar collision

The 15-year-old arrived at James Cook Hospital in a critical condition.

A teenager is fighting for his life in hospital after a collision between a bicycle and a car in Redcar.

The 15-year-old boy was put into a medically induced coma by the Great North Air Ambulance Service.

He was then taken to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with a serious head injury. He arrived in a critical condition.

Boy aged 7 injured in four car crash

Police are appealing for witnesses after a crash that involved four cars in Redcar.

It happened on Kirkleatham Lane at around 1pm on Friday 2nd December.

The collision involved :

  • a bronze BMW 320
  • a red BMW 330D
  • a white Citroen C3
  • a black Nissan Qashqai

Anyone who saw a red BMW and a bronze BMW travelling along the Trunk Road, Middlesbrough, from Cargo Fleet Lane, passing Cleveland Retail Park and onto the Trunk Road heading towards Kirkleatham Lane is being urged to get in touch.

The 25-year-old male driver of the red BMW and the 43-year- old driver of the bronze BMW were both arrested in connection with the incident.

A man and two passengers - including a 7-year-old boy - from the Citroen C3, and the female driver of the Nissan Qashqai, were taken to James Cook University Hospital with minor injuries.

Family's warning after online dating death

Two years ago Mitchell Bowie from Redcar met a woman online - he believed she was his girlfriend, although they never met.

His family say the torment he suffered led to his death.

An inquest heard he sent a picture of himself to the woman showing him preparing to commit suicide, but a coroner said she couldn't be sure he intended to die.

Now Mitchell's family are warning other parents of the dangers of the internet.

Rachel Bullock has been talking to them:

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