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Appeal for witnesses after collision leaves man with fractured eye socket

Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision left a man with a fractured eye socket. Credit: PA

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 appeal following assault on three women

Police are appealing for help to trace a Good Samaritan, who tried to help three women as they were being assaulted in Stockton.

Cleveland Police are asking for the public's help. Credit: ITV News

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.


Police appeal after sexual assault in Stockton


Police have released an E-fit of a man that they want to speak to following a sexual assault in Stockton.

Officers say the man could help with information about the incident which took place between 11pm on July 2 and 2am on July 3, near to the road works on Durham Road in Stockton.

Two males approached a 14-year- old girl, one of the men then went on to grope the girl before asking her to go to his house.

The victim managed to make off from the man and made her way home.

The suspect is described as a black male, aged between 30 and 40 years old, around 5ft 7” tall and of stocky build. He was wearing denim jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.

9-month-old puppy stolen from a garden in Stockton

Police are appealing for information after a black nine-month-old Jackhuahua was stolen from a garden in Stockton.

A Jackhuahua is a cross between the Chihuahua (pictured above) and the Jack Russell Terrier. Credit: PA

The female dog, called Coco, was reported stolen at around 5.30pm on Sunday 21st August after its owners discovered it had gone from their garden on Helmsley Grove.

It is believed that two males on a black motorcycle approached the garden.

The passenger entered the garden, picked up the dog and jumped back onto the back of the motorbike before making off towards Darlington Lane.

The male passenger was wearing a blue hooded top and the driver was wearing a black helmet, black jacket and black combat trousers.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of the dog or anyone with information regarding those responsible for the theft is asked to contact PC Rachel Morgan on the non-emergency number 101


Elderly passenger made racist comments on bus

Police tape Credit: PA

Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly bus passenger made racist comments.

The man was travelling on a number 37 Stagecoach bus on Stockton High Street at around 9am on Wednesday, when he made inappropriate racial comments. The bus was making its way to Middlesbrough from Stockton.

Anyone with information should contact PC Philip Lamb on 101 or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 or

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