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An unexpected power cut has left almost 8,000 homes in our area without power yesterday evening;

A man and woman have been arrested after neighbourhood officers in Middlesbrough executed a drugs warrant;

...and Police have now arrested three men in connection with a report of a firearms incident in Middlesbrough on Friday.

 

An unexpected power cut has left almost 8,000 homes in our area without power yesterday evening.

Northern Powergrid has confirmed the electricity went down in the Saltburn area at around 7.40pm.

The unplanned power cut affected homes in the TS11, TS12 and TS13 areas.

The electrical distribution company restored power to 90 percent of its customers within 90 minutes, with power restored to the remainder before 10pm..

 

A man and woman have been arrested after neighbourhood officers in Middlesbrough executed a drugs warrant.

The warrant was carried out at an address on Oliver Street on Monday.

A 34-year-old woman and a 61-year-old man were arrested on suspicion of drugs offences and on suspicion of theft of pedal bikes. Both have been released under investigation, whilst enquiries continue.

A number of pedal bikes were recovered, alongside a quantity of suspected class A and class B drugs and drugs paraphernalia.

Anyone who may be able to assist police is asked to contact Middlesbrough neighbourhood team on the non-emergency number 101.

 

Police have now arrested three men in connection with a report of a firearms incident in Middlesbrough on Friday.

Officers were called at 5.22pm to Downside Road, to a report of males attending an address and discharging a firearm causing damage. No one was injured. The men were then thought to have made off in vehicles.

Detectives believe this incident may be related to an incident in Acklam Road at 5.48pm, when they received reports of a motorbike and vehicles in collision.

Police have arrested three men aged 22, 30, 35 in connection with their investigation and they have been bailed whilst enquiries continue.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact police on the non-emergency number 101.


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