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Appeal for Group of Women to Come Forward Following Linthorpe Road Assault

Officers are appealing for a group of women to come forward following a reported assault on Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough (close to the junction of Southfield Road/ Princes Road).

Read more 11/10/2019

Over Twenty Arrests after Operation Phoenix Day of Action

Dozens of officers from teams throughout Cleveland Police* joined forces today (Friday 11th October) in a bid to locate and arrest a number of wanted people.

Read more 10/10/2019

Cleveland Police, emergency services and partners come together on World Mental Health Day 2019 to donate £3,600 to Redcar and Cleveland Mind

Cleveland Police organised a charity Blue Light Way walk in June to break down stigma and discrimination of mental health within emergency services and the wider communities we live and work in.

Read more 10/10/2019

Cleveland Police Renews Pledge to Challenge Mental Health Stigma on World Mental Health Day

Cleveland Police Chief Constable Richard Lewis has renewed a pledge to challenge mental health stigma this World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10th October).

Read more 09/10/2019

Family Pay Tribute to Man Killed in Alleged Incident in Thornaby

A family have paid tribute to their beloved son, brother, dad and granddad after he died following an alleged incident outside The Roundel Pub in Thornaby on Tuesday 17th September.

Read more 04/10/2019

Crime Prevention October Blog: Use of light to fight crime

For my blog this month, I’m going to ask you to consider the use of ‘light’ in the fight against crime.

Read more 02/10/2019

Hemwand Ali Hussain suspected murder: Have you seen these men?

Detectives investigating the suspected murder of a 30-year-old dad in Hartlepool have now released pictures of three men they want to trace.

Read more 01/10/2019

Man Found Guilty of Attempted Murder and Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Today, Tuesday 1st October, Ian Froom, aged 48, of Westfield Court in Redcar was found guilty of attempted murder following a domestic incident against his pregnant partner at the address in April 2019.

Read more 01/10/2019

Cleveland and Durham Insurance Enforcement Operation during National Tyre Safety Month

Cleveland and Durham Specialist Operations Unit will today (Tuesday 1 October) join other Forces across the UK to help remove uninsured drivers from the roads and highlight the importance of tyre safety.

Read more 01/10/2019

Two Women Arrested on Suspicion of Burglary in Stockton

Officers have arrested two women aged 42 and 30 on suspicion of burglary following an incident on Woodland Street in Stockton.

Read more 01/10/2019

Police Seize Nearly £1million Worth of Cannabis in One Week

Nearly £1million pounds worth of drugs, two vehicles and £10,000 cash was seized by the Force from six addresses in Cleveland and one in Durham last week.

Read more 28/09/2019

Tributes given to the two men who died in former SSI incident

Police have named the two men who died in the incident at the former SSI Site on Thursday 19th September as John Mackay and Tommy Williams. Their families have now released photos of their loved ones and issued tributes to them.

Read more 20/09/2019

Impressive Speakers Help Shine Spotlight on Bluelight Mental Health at Event

Former Rugby League player Danny Sculthorpe is one of the guest speakers at a special event which puts the spotlight on mental health in the emergency services.

Read more 19/09/2019

Family of Antony Robinson Release Photos and Tribute

The heartbroken family of a man who sadly died on Tuesday 17th September have today paid tribute to him.

Read more 18/09/2019

Appeal after suspected ram raid in Stockton

Police are seeking information and sightings of three men after a suspected ram raid in Stockton.

Read more 17/09/2019

Police Dog Shadow Retires after Seven Years’ Service

On Friday 13th September, Police Dog Shadow, who was partnered with PC Darren Williamson, completed his last shift.

Read more 16/09/2019

Chief Constable Richard Lewis has announced a new addition to the top team at Cleveland Police with the appointment of Ian Arundale QPM as Deputy Chief Constable.

Ian has extensive policing experience across all ranks, having been Chief Constable of Dyfed-Powys Police between 2008 and 2012.

Read more 13/09/2019

Three Arrested Following Two Attempted Robberies in Thornaby and North Ormesby

Yesterday evening, officers arrested three men in connection with two attempted robberies on Lanehouse Road in Thornaby and Westbourne Grove in North Ormesby.

Read more 12/09/2019

Cleveland Police Features Live on BBC’s Crimewatch Roadshow to Help Trace Naheed Khan

Temporary Detective Chief Inspector Mark Dimelow appeared on BBC One’s Crimewatch Roadshow this morning to renew Cleveland Police’s appeal to help trace Naheed Khan.

Read more 09/09/2019

Four Arrested Following a Reported Armed Robbery at One Stop Store in Eaglescliffe

Police are appealing for information after a reported armed robbery occurred at the One Stop store on Station Road in Eaglescliffe.

Read more 06/09/2019

Man Arrested Following Incident on Radyr Close, Stockton

A 38-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary with intent to steal following an incident in Stockton.

Read more 06/09/2019

Man Charged Following Multiple Incidents in Middlesbrough

A 21-year-old man has been charged with three counts of theft from a shop and attempted robbery following four separate incidents in Middlesbrough.

Read more 03/09/2019

September Crime Prevention Blog: Hollie Guard App

The nights are drawing in and I would like to take the opportunity this month to remind you about the excellent personal safety app, Hollie Guard.  

Read more 30/08/2019

Champion Sprinter Pleads with River Jumpers after Death of Friend in 2014

Champion sprinter Richard Kilty has urged people to think twice before jumping into the River Tees as he reflects on the death of his close friend in the water in 2014.

Read more 28/08/2019

Teenager Arrested after Reportedly Assaulting Police Officer

Yesterday evening (Tuesday 27th August) officers were called to Aske Road in Redcar where it was reported that a group of youths were causing criminal damage and a disturbance in the street.

Read more 27/08/2019

Crime Prevention August Blog: Tips for keeping your bike safe.

A lot more journeys are being made by bicycle these days, and with the kids going back to school next week we need to consider the security of our bikes.

Read more 21/08/2019

Three Men Arrested Following Suspected Drugs Seizure in Redcar

Three men have been arrested after a quantity of drugs and cash were seized in Redcar.

Read more 20/08/2019

Man Arrested and Baton Recovered in Stockton

A 46-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a weapon and possession of a class C drug following an incident in Stockton.

Read more 19/08/2019

Man Arrested & Weapons Recovered in Billingham

Last night at around 10:15pm, officers were called to a report of a dispute involving a group of males on Quenby Road in Billingham.

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