A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was found with her throat slit in Middlesbrough.
Police were called after reports that a woman in her twenties had been seriously assaulted by a man near to the old railway line in Normanby, at around 1pm today (March 24).
A helicopter was launched in a bid to help trace the offender.
A 20-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody.
The victim has been taken to James Cook University Hospital with non-life threatening knife wounds to her throat.
A teenager, who has been critically ill in hospital after a sledging accident, is now in a more stable condition.
16-year-old Liam Stafford from Middlesbrough, suffered head injuries when his sledge hit a tree, near Flatts Lane in Normanby on Sunday.
He was airlifted to the James Cook University Hospital where he remains in a critical but stable condition.
A teenager from Middlesbrough, who hit a tree while out sledging, is still critically ill in hospital.
16-year-old Liam Stafford suffered serious head injuries in the accident near Flatts Lane in Normanby yesterday afternoon.
He was airlifted to the James Cook University Hospital.
A 16-year-old boy from Middlesbrough is in a critical condition after hitting a tree while out sledging in Normanby yesterday. He is in the James Cook University Hospital.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of a missing man from Normanby.
49-year-old Andrew Young, of Flats Lane in Normanby, has not been seen since yesterday afternoon (December 30th).
Mr Young is around 6 feet tall, with dark hair and glasses. He was last seen wearing a long green coat and black lace-up shoes.
Anyone who has any information about Andrew Young's whereabouts is being encouraged to contact Cleveland Police on 101.