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Appeal to trace 'vulnerable' missing Stockton woman

Helen Willmore

Police are urgently appealing to trace 32-year-old Helen Willmore, from Stockton, who has not been seen since 8.30am on January 19.

Helen is 5’7” tall, slim with long, straight, dark brown hair. Officers say she could be in a black Citroen C1, registration NV58ZZB.

She is known to visit the Castle Eden Walkway area of Stockton as well as Whitby. Police believe she is vulnerable.

Anyone who has seen Helen or her vehicle yesterday or throughout the night is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101.


Charity concerned about future after truck theft

The truck was taken sometime after December 10

Workers at a charity on Teesside say they do not know how they will continue after a forklift truck was stolen from their Stockton-based depot.

Convoy Aid, sends goods form the UK to help orphans in Romania. It needs the stolen Linde forklift truck, which weighs more than six tonnes, to load pallets onto vehicles.

The truck was taken from Convoy Aid on Blue House Point Road in Stockton sometime after December 10.

Officers want anyone with any information about the crime to contact Cleveland Police by calling 101.

The missing forklift truck

Driver in critical condition after New Year's crash

A driver, who is thought to have suffered a medical episode at the wheel, causing a crash with another car, is fighting for his life in hospital.

Police are appealing for information following the incident which happened at around 2.10pm on New Year’s Eve, at the junction of the A1027 and The Glebe in Norton, Stockton.

The 42-year-old man who was driving a black Nissan Nivara DCi Outlaw collided with a maroon Volkswagen Passat.

The Nissan then hit railings and members of the public gave medical attention to the driver at the side of the road.

The driver was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees in a critical condition.

Any witnesses to the accident are asked to contact the police.

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