Cleveland Police are continuing to question a man on suspicion of murder.
Police were called to an inident in Cornforth Avenue, Middlesbrough, at 3.30am on Saturday morning. The man was rushed to James Cook University Hospital with serious injuries but later died.
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Police say they are treating a fire which almost destroyed a Grade II listed building in Hartlepool as arson.
Knife-wielding robbers broke into a couple's home, threatened the householders and then made off with their Christmas presents.
It happened as the teenager was walking to school this morning. Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police.