Crime scene investigators and police have been spotted at the scene of an incident that has seen ten people arrested and one man taken to hospital following an air rifle attack. 

Emergency services were called to Bowesfield Lane and Northcote Street in Stockton on Wednesday (December 6) morning, following reports of a weapon being discharged. 

A 31-year-old man suffered an injury to his head believed to be caused by an air rifle, and he remains in hospital whilst receiving treatment. His injuries are not believed to be serious.

Ten males were arrested in connection with the incident, and all remain in police custody at this time.

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Enquiries are continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, quoting incident number 239343.

At the scene on Wednesday, crime scene investigators could be seen searching the scene, while police officers covered up an 'item' that they cordoned off. 

Two police cordons could be seen on Northcote Street and Bowesfield Lane, with blood seen in a doorway of one of the properties. 

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Smashed windows could be seen at one property on Northcote Street, while police were standing guard next to several properties on the street on Wednesday. 

Police say enquiries are ongoing, and the North East Ambulance Service has said that one person was taken to hospital with injuries. 

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We received a call at 1.57am this morning (Wednesday 6 December) to reports of a person injured on Northcote Street in Stockton. We dispatched an ambulance crew and requested support from our colleagues at the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) who attended via road. One patient was taken to hospital for further treatment.”