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Police identify teenager who died in Guisborough motorbike crash

Police Name Guisborough Fatal Collision Victim Credit: PA

Police have named the motorcyclist who died in a crash over bank holiday weekend as Sonny Stephenson.

The 17-year-old from Guisborough died at the junction of Bolckow Street and Hollymead Drive just before 9.30pm on 27 August.

The passenger of the bike was taken to James Cook University Hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening.

Specialist officers continue to support Sonny’s family and inquiries into the crash on Bolckow Street are on-going.

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident and who has information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101


Growing concern for missing Peterlee woman

Have you seen Linda? Credit: Cleveland police

Police are growing increasingly concerned about a woman who has not been seen since Wednesday.

Linda Keating, 65, was last seen at her home in the Lorimers Close area of Peterlee on Wednesday, July 19, at about 8am.

She was wearing a three quarter length white coat, carrying a shoulder bag and a white plastic bag.

She is of slim build, wears glasses and has short wavy hair.

Sergeant Mike Todd said:

We are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of Linda. I would urge anyone who has seen her to get in touch.”

Please call Durham Police on 101 with any information, quoting incident number 229 of July 19.

– Sergeant Mike Todd

Police update after sightings of young girl in Redcar

Redcar Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Cleveland Police received a call on Friday morning from a concerned member of the public. He said he had seen a young girl aged around 5-years-old walking along the Coast Road in Redcar.

Police in Redcar have carried out thorough investigations and searches however they have now scaled back these investigations, pending any new information coming to light.

There have been no reports of missing children in the Redcar area or any other calls relating to a missing girl.

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