A HUNT has been launched for a man suspected of firing a weapon at a family home.

Officers were called to an address on Kensington Road in Stockton at around 10.30pm on Sunday, after a window was put out, believed to have been caused by a gunshot.

No one was injured during the incident and armed response officers were called to the scene.

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A Cleveland Police spokeswoman said: “At around 10.30pm last night, police were called to an address in Kensington Road in Stockton.

“A window at the house had been deliberately damaged, possibly by a firearm. The house was occupied at the time however no one was injured.”

A cordon was in place around the house while officers carried out preliminary investigations.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them on 101or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.