Three youths have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage in connection with an incident on 14th December during which fire officers were abused after attending a report of a fire on Somerset Road, Stockton.

All three boys, 14, 16 and 17 have been bailed pending further investigation. Police continue to appeal for information about the incident and ask people to call the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.