Police have mounted extra patrols in the Grangetown area, following a second firearms incident at the weekend;

A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Middlesbrough;

...and dozens of local people turned out at the weekend to protest against plans to transform a former pub in our area.

 

Police have mounted extra patrols in the Grangetown area, following a second firearms incident at the weekend.

The incident occurred at an address on Wilton Way on Saturday morning, with a 20-year-old man sustaining minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment.

Three men aged 29, 28 and 26, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and were taken into police custody.

As we reported on Zetland FM, eight people were arrested on Friday in connection with a connected firearms incident at a house on Richmond Court in Grangetown on Easter Monday.

One of these, a 17-year-old male, has been charged with criminal damage.

The others have been bailed pending further enquiries.

These incidents are believed to have been targeted attacks and police say there should not be any wider threat to the community at this time.

The investigation is continuing and witnesses, or anyone with CCTV or doorbell camera footage which may assist police, is asked to call the non-emergency number 101.

 

A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Middlesbrough.

The incident happened on Central Avenue at 2:25pm on Thursday, where a man sustained serious, but not life-threatening injuries to his hand.

He was taken to James Cook University Hospital for treatment and was subsequently released following treatment.

The 21-year-old man was taken to police custody for questioning and her been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone who can assist with the investigation is asked to call police on 101.

 

Dozens of local people turned out at the weekend to protest against plans to transform a former pub in our area.

Concerned residents attended a protest at the the former Magnet Public House on Birchington Avenue in Grangetown at around 1pm yesterday.

Pictures from the protest show a large crowd of residents stood outside the venue.

One person was spotted flying an England flag with the message "Grangetown says no" written on it.

Following the protest, Cleveland Police released a statement thanking organisers from their cooperation and confirming that the protest had passed without incident.

They also thanked the organisers for their cooperation and the local community for their patience.


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