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Kilty powers into Men's 60m indoor final

Stockton sprinter Richard Kilty Credit: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Teesside sprinter Richard Kilty is through to the Men's 60m final at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Prague, Czech Republic.

The 25-year-old, from Stockton, won Heat 3 in the Men's 60m semi-final with a season best time of 6.53s. He was also the fastest qualifier in the semi-finals overall.

Kilty will compete in the final later today.

Fire at Stockton bookmakers

Police are appealing for information following a fire at Ladbrokes bookmakers on Harrowgate Lane, Stockton.

The fire took place at around 1am on February 24. Damage was caused to the roof and the fire also affected Hardwick Social Club.

Investigations are ongoing to determine whether the fire is to be treated as suspicious or not.

WATCH: Thieves smash through glass and steal expensive bikes in broad daylight

Two teenage thieves smashed their way into a garage in Stockton at a busy traffic light junction and stole three high value racing bikes in less than a minute.

They broke through the patio doors of the garage on Darlington Back Lane at around 3:30pm on Tuesday 20th January and rode away with the stolen bikes over their shoulders:

Officers are investigating the incident and anyone with information is asked to call 101.


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