28/10/2019

Three Further Arrests Made in Connection with Attempted Murder in Norton

Officers from Stockton CID have made three further arrests in connection with the attempted murder in Norton on Wednesday 23rd October.

Seven people have now been arrested in total in connection with the incident. The 26-year-old male victim stills remains in James Cook University Hospital in critical but stable condition.

A woman, 33, has been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and two men aged 28 and 29 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. They all remain in custody.

The four men aged 29, 33, 35 and 46 who were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder last week have been released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Anyone who may have seen anyone behaving suspiciously on Violet Close or Waterford Road on the evening of Wednesday 23rd October is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 182863.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.