Cleveland Police have arrested a man after armed officers were called to Surtees Bridge in Thornaby on Friday afternoon (31st July).
The A66 was closed for a short time and numerous rail services delayed while police negotiators dealt with the situation.
Delays have been reported on the roads and railways in and around Thornaby as a police stand-off with a man on the Surtees Bridge in continues.
Police negotiators are currently speaking to the man at the scene.
Delays have been reported on the A66 at Surtees Bridge in Stockton due to a man on a bridge.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police are in attendance.
Northern Rail are reporting delays to numerous rail services in the area due to a police incident.
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A man brandishing a kitchen knife has stolen thousands of pounds from a pub in Billingham.
A member of staff at The Kings Arms Public House was cashing up at around midnight on July 4, when he was was pulled to the floor by an intruder and threatened with the knife.
The suspect is described as a white male with a fair complexion, a mousey/ginger beard, around 6ft tall and of stocky build. He was reportedly wearing a grey hooded top, black jeans, white trainers and black gloves.
Anyone witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact DC Dave Medd at Stockton Volume Crime Team on the non-emergency number 101.
A man is in hospital after he was attacked by a gang of youths on Norton High Street in Stockton.
Police say the attack happened around 2am on Saturday 27th June and involved a group of between eight and ten people.
The 24 year old victim was hit with an object, leaving him with a serious head wound. His condition is described as poorly but stable.
Officers are examining CCTV to establish the circumstances of the attack and are appealing to witnesses.
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An overturned tanker has meant that part of the A19 Southbound will remain closed down to one lane until at least 10pm tonight, April 2.
The lorry driver was cut free from his vehicle by emergency services and taken to James Cook University Hospital.
A single lane will be open on the A19 Southbound from the A174 turn off:
Cleveland Police have said they are expecting traffic to be extremely busy around the area, so please allow extra time for your journey.
Police are urging members of the public to avoid walking home after a night out.
It comes after an investigation found the judgement of eight victims of traffic collisions between 2011 and 2013 to be under the influence of alcohol.