Two men have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and affray following what has been described as an "altercation" on a high street at the weekend.

The men, aged 28 and 26 were arrested after the incident which took place on Yarm High Street on Saturday (February 17) just before midnight.

One suffered head injuries and the other sustained facial and hand injuries.

They have now both been bailed pending enquiries.

A statement from Cleveland Police said: "Officers were called to Yarm High Street shortly before midnight on Saturday 17th February following reports of an altercation.

"One man suffered head injuries while another man suffered facial and hand injuries and they were both taken to hospital.

"A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder. Both were bailed with conditions pending further enquiries."


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The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) also confirmed they attended the scene and took two patients to hospital.

A spokesman for the service said: "We received a call at 11.53pm yesterday (17 FEB) to reports of an alleged assault in the Yarm area.

"We dispatched two paramedic crews and treated two patients, one with a head injury. Both were taken to hospital."