Two children are being tested for the ebola virus at a hospital in the North East.
Police are appealing for information after a 79-year-old woman was left terrified when two men forced their way into her home in Middlesbrough and stole money.
The woman answered a knock at her door on Thursday afternoon (27th November) in Stratford Crescent in Middlesbrough. Two men wearing black burst in, knocking her to the ground.
They stole cash, then fled, leaving their elderly victim injured from the fall. The made off towards Beadon Grove.
The victim was taken to James Cook University Hospital and released after treatment. She has been left extremely shaken by the incident.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the police.
Police are warning motorists to avoid the A19 if possible following a collision.