A North East house which had reportedly seen multiple instances of antisocial behaviour has been hit with a closure order.

Middlesbrough Council, working alongside Cleveland Police, have confirmed they have secured a three-month closure order at a property on Worcester Street in Newport, Middlesbrough.

The decision was taken at Teesside Magistrates’ Court on Friday (June 7).

Those living near the property reported violence, as well as drug activity at the address.

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An extension to a closure order at a property on Jubilee Street in North Ormesby was also granted after concerns were raised over crime, antisocial behaviour, and drug dealing.

A council spokesperson said: “A house at the centre of drug dealing, violence and disorder has been closed down by a court.

“Middlesbrough Police, working with Middlesbrough Council, was granted the three month closure order at Teesside Magistrates' Court on Friday.

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“Those living near the property on Worcester Street, in Newport, have reported violence and altercations spilling into the street, as well as drug activity.

“Officers also made representations to extend a further closure order which was granted in March this year, at a property on Jubilee Street in North Ormesby after concerns were raised by residents in the area around serious crime and disorder, nuisance and drugs supply.

“This extension was granted, and it will therefore remain closed for a further three months.”