POLICE have this morning arrested a third man in connection with a firearms incident on Teesside over the weekend.

The 27-year-old remains in police custody awaiting questioning following the incident in Grangetown on Friday afternoon.

"A 19-year-old man arrested at the weekend has been released on bail while enquiries continue and a 19-year-old also arrested was charged with three firearms offences and is due at court this morning," said a spokeswoman for Cleveland Police.

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"Enquiries into the incident are continuing and police would like to hear from anyone with information. Please contact the non emergency number 101 or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11."