ARMED police have rushed to a residential street on Teesside after reports of a man armed with a machete.

Armed units from Cleveland Police are currently attending an ongoing incident in Lawrence street, Stockton after reports were made of a man who was armed.

A police spokesperson said: "We were called at 9.07am to Lawrence Street, Stockton to reports of an incident in the street between a number of males where it appeared a weapon was being used."

"Police attended including armed response officers and four men have been arrested."

This is an ongoing investigation. Further updates will be provided.

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