POLICE have again warned stone throwing youths in the wake of a series of incidents on Mischief Night on Teesside.

PC Gary Kiss, from Middlesbrough’s Neighbourhood Policing Team, said on Thursday evening a youth had been arrested for stone throwing and disorderly behaviour.

Posting on Facebook he said: “Stone throwing to some is seen as a ‘laugh’. But they have to ask themselves how funny would it be if it smashed a moving vehicle’s window or hurt an innocent driver?

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“Think before you act or you may just find yourself in one of our lovely cells.”

Commenting on Facebook Rob Monaghan said: “Had a relative lose his sight through someone throwing a stone.

“Anyone caught throwing stones at others or vehicles should be whipped.”

Harold Sutcliffe said: “Should bring back the old system dress them in khaki shorts and shirt and march them round the streets.”