A 70-year-old man has appeared at Teesside Magistrates' Court charged with murder.
It follows the death of an 18-month-old boy almost 50 years ago in Stockton.
Accused named as David Alan Dearlove from Great Yarmouth
He confirms name age and address
Immediately remanded into custody. He will next appear at crown court on Wednesday.
Victim named in court as 18 month old Paul Booth
A 70-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of an 18-month-old boy almost 50 years ago.
Cleveland Police said the toddler, who was from the Haverton Hill area of Stockton, died on Tuesday October 1 1968.
Police said the man is from the Great Yarmouth area of Norfolk.
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The bird was found in Bowesfield Nature Reserve on Sunday. Police say its thought to be the third incident of this nature and that a 'sharp implement' was used to remove its head.
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Police are releasing a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to after inappropriate racial comments were made on a bus.
It happened at 9am on July 27, on a number 37 Stagecoach bus on Stockton High Street.
The bus was making its way to Middlesbrough from Stockton at the time.
Officers would like to speak to the man in the image as it is believed that he may be able to assist with their enquiries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a car and cyclist crashed on a roundabout in Stockton.
It happened on Friday (September 16) at 07:30am. The 44-year-old male cyclist was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, where he was treated for spinal fracture.
Police are now encouraging the public to come forward with any information they may have. The collision happened on the roundabout junction of Concorde Way and the A135 Yarm Road in Stockton.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision involving a cyclist and a bus in Stockton.
The 53-year-old male cyclist, from the Stockton area, suffered a fractured eye socket and was taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment.
The collision took place at around 8.40pm on Tuesday 13th September on the A1027, around 60 metres south of the junction with Norton Avenue.
Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact PC Michael Woodhouse on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 167595.
Police are appealing for help to trace a Good Samaritan, who tried to help three women as they were being assaulted in Stockton.
The incident happened at around 5pm on Friday September 9th on Stockton High Street, close to the junction with Ramsgate.
The three women were attacked by a man.
One of the women, aged 49, suffered a cut to her cheek, possibly caused by a knife.
Another woman, aged 22, suffered deep scratches to her neck and cuts to her heard.
A third woman, aged 54, was headbutted to the face, and was also bitten on her finger.
As the attack was being carried out a man intervened twice and tried to keep the suspect from injuring the women further.
Cleveland Police say they would like to speak to this man as it is believed that he may be able to assist with their enquiries.
A man, aged 33, and a woman, 31, have been arrested on suspicion of assault and have been bailed pending further enquiries.