A 44 year old man has appeared before Westminster Magistrates this morning (Tuesday, October 17) charged with Murder and Attempted Murder following an incident in Hartlepool on Sunday, October 15.
Ahmed ALID (01/01/79) of Wharton Terrace, Hartlepool, has been remanded in custody to next appear at the Central Criminal Court in London on Thursday (October 19).
Deputy Chief Constable Victoria Fuller for Cleveland Police said: “Our thoughts remain with the family of Mr Carney, and the second man involved in Sunday’s incident who are being supported by specialist trained officers.
“We understand that now more details regarding the circumstances of the events on Sunday have been heard in court, some of our local communities have concerns.
“Although we cannot discuss details of the case whilst court proceedings are ongoing, this continues to be treated as an isolated incident.
“Please be assured that we continue to work with our local partners and Counter Terrorism Policing North East to provide support to those who have been, and continue to be, affected by the incident.
“We have Neighbourhood Policing Teams in the area to provide reassurance and I ask that if anyone does have any concerns, please report them to police.
“I would again like to offer my thanks to the local community for their ongoing support at what is a difficult time for the area.”