This is an update following an incident in Hartlepool yesterday morning (Sunday, October 15) that resulted in the death of a man and a second man being hospitalised.
This evening, (Monday, October 16) Ahmed ALID (01/01/79) has been charged with Murder and Attempted Murder.
The 44 year old, of Wharton Terrace, Hartlepool, was charged at approximately 10pm this evening following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East and Cleveland Police.
He will appear before Westminster Magistrates Court tomorrow morning.
Detective Chief Superintendent James Dunkerley is the Head of Counter Terrorism Policing North East. He said: “This evening’s charges follow a thorough investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing North East and Cleveland Police.
“We are satisfied that this was an isolated incident and are not seeking anyone else in connection with this matter.
“We are grateful for the support and understanding of the local community during this investigation, which has caused understandable concern among local people.
“We will continue to work closely with Cleveland Police colleagues to reassure those affected and keep them informed.”
Deputy Chief Constable Victoria Fuller from Cleveland Police added: “I am extremely proud of the bravery of the attending officers, that enabled this incident to be dealt with swiftly.
“We would also like to add our thanks to the local community for their support during this investigation.
“Our thoughts remain with the family of Mr Carney, and the second man involved in Sunday’s incident”.