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Latest Press Releases

  • Fri, 19 May 2017

    Overnight Crackdown on Cross Border Criminality

    Cleveland Police and colleagues from other northern forces took part in a multi-force operation yesterday in a bid to tackle travelling criminals operating between counties in the North of England.

  • Fri, 19 May 2017

    Stockton Charity Group aid Vulnerable Victims

    Cleveland Police’s VEMT (vulnerable, exploited, missing or trafficked) team have been working with a Stockton Charity who are supplying the team with emergency provisions bags to help victims of trafficking.

Latest News

  • Wed, 24 May 2017 15:55 Stockton

    CCTV Image Released Following a Purse Theft

    <P>Police are appealing for information after an 86-year-old woman had her purse stolen, possibly from inside Lidl in Thornaby Town Centre.</P> <P>The incident occurred on Friday 3rd March between 12pm-1pm when the victim checked her bag and realised her purse was missing.</P> <P>It is believed her bank card was then used by someone else and £200 was withdrawn from her bank account at a cashpoint.</P> <P>Officers would like the man seen in the CCTV footage to come forward as he may be able to assist with enquiries.<BR>The man is described as being a white male with a bald head on top with short hair round the sides. He was wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans and carrying a bag.</P> <P>Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or anyone with information regarding the man shown in the photo is asked to contact Detective Constable Peter Young on the non-emergency number 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or <A href=""></A>. <BR></P> <P><IMG src="[ioID]DCCB29AE52854C7FB86C8A6409328084/CCTV_Image_Thornaby_Purse.jpg"></P>

  • Wed, 24 May 2017 15:00

    Statement on local response following Manchester attack

    Cleveland Police Assistant Chief Constable Adrian Roberts said: “In common with several UK forces, Cleveland Police continues to provide practical support to colleagues in Manchester, with a number of officers deployed to the city.