News Centre

Welcome to Cleveland Police's News Centre. Here you will find details of all our latest news and press releases, as well as our ongoing campaigns and initiatives.

Latest Press Releases

07/12/2017

Specialist Officers Working to Keep Youngsters Safe Online

As local results from a UK and European Force operation tackling child sexual exploitation and abuse and internet facilitated offending have been issued*, the force is highlighting the work carried out by recently appointed specialist officers who work with schools and communities to keep children and young people safe in their neighbourhood and while they’re online.

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05/12/2017

Cleveland Police Cadets Awarded at Ceremony

Cleveland Police Cadets have been recognised for their hard work over the past year at an award ceremony held at Cleveland Police Headquarters in Middlesbrough on Friday 1st December.

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05/12/2017

Six Arrests as Force Participates in Europe-Wide Action on Online Child Abuse and Grooming

Six men were arrested in just four days as Cleveland Police joined UK and European forces in a National Crime Agency (NCA) led operation tackling child sexual exploitation and abuse.

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01/12/2017

PCC and Force Mark International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

Tomorrow (Saturday 2nd December) marks International Day for the Abolition of Slavery.

This important date provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the atrocities of Modern Slavery, promote how incidents of Modern Slavery can be reported and outline ways that the UK government and authorities are tackling this issue.

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23/11/2017

Christmas shopping fraud reports rise by a quarter as more people are defrauded on online auction sites

  • Action Fraud Christmas shopping reports rise by over a quarter in 2016
  • 15,423 people reported being a victim of shopping fraud
  • Online auction fraud accounted for 65% of reports
  • Victims reported losing over £16 million in total, 45% more than the year before
  • Men aged 20-29 most commonly fall victim

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Latest News

11/12/2017

Burglary on Cumberland Road, Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after a property was broken into on Cumberland Road in Middlesbrough.

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08/12/2017

Appeal to Trace Man in Connection with Hartlepool Rape

Police are appealing to trace a man they want to speak to in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl in Hartlepool.

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08/12/2017

Man Robbed in Middlesbrough

Police are appealing for information after a 26-year-old man was robbed on the footpath between High Farm View and Maplewood Drive in Middlesbrough (known locally as the Black Path).

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08/12/2017

CCTV Image Released Following Sexual Assault in Middlesbrough

Police are releasing a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a report of a sexual assault on Park Lane in Middlesbrough.

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08/12/2017

Appeal following serious collision on A173 near Guisborough

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a serious collision on the A173 Guisborough to Great Ayton road.

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