Cleveland Police have burned £1 million worth of drugs this morning. The haul consisted of drugs recovered on Teesside since January 2014. It was taken to a local incinerator and burned.
Cleveland Police have issued a warning to any fans intent on "causing disorder" on Teesside during England's first World Cup game tonight. England will take on Italy in their first group game at 11pm.
A spokesperson for the force said: "Police will be waiting in the wings to deal with the minority of people who intend on causing disorder if they do not get the match result they want."
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A 29-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attempted rape following an incident in North Ormesby at the weekend has been bailed pending further enquiries.
Police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted rape following an incident in North Ormesby, Middlesbrough, at the weekend.
Officers from Cleveland Police arrested a 29 year old man in the West Yorkshire area at around 9am.
The victim remains in hospital.
Detectives investigating a sexual assault in North Ormsby say they are encouraged by the public's response to their appeal.
A 52 year old woman was walking to work at 6am June 7 when she suffered serious injuries, including a broken shoulder and broken nose. It happened on the A66 North Ormesby flyover near Lytton Street.
She remains in James Cook University Hospital following surgery.
“We are hugely encouraged by some of the information which has come in from the public. The community has understandably been shocked and upset by what happened to a woman who was simply walking to work and we are grateful for their support.
“Again, I would ask that anyone who has not yet come forward with information, to get in touch. People driving along the A66 or perhaps out early walking their dogs may have seen this man in the area before the attack or indeed, fleeing the scene and running towards North Ormesby just after 6am."
Police say there are extra officers patrolling the area where a woman was attacked and sexually assaulted in Middlesbrough. It happened on the North Ormesby flyover at 6am on Saturday morning, while the 52 year old was walking to work.
Police officers investigating the attack and sexual assault of a woman in Middlesbrough are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident - or anyone suspicious in the area - to contact them. It happened on the north Ormesby flyover at 6am on Saturday morning.
A woman remains in hospital after being attacked and sexually assaulted on Saturday morning. It happened on the North Ormesby flyover at around 6am, when she was on her way to work. Detective Sergeant Jonathan Hagen gives us the latest on her condition:
A woman in her 50's is still in hospital after a 'vicious attack' in Middlesbrough yesterday morning.
The victim was walking to work along the North Ormesby flyover at around 6am when she was pushed to the ground, punched and sexually assaulted.
The attack left her with serious facial injuries and a broken arm.
Cleveland Police have put extra officers on patrol in the area and say they are reassuring the public that these kind of assaults are extremely rare.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101.