Bones have this afternoon been discovered on Church Road on Stockton High Street.
The bones have been uncovered by builders carrying out renovation work in Stockton.
Work has temporarily been stopped at the site and the bones have been bagged and sent to experts to determine if the bones are human.
The discovery of the bones is located next to a grave yard, it is not yet known if the site on Church Road used to be a burial site.
Scenes of Crime Officers and Police attended the scene was they were notified of the find, At this moment in time the police will have to treat the find as a crime scene and recover all the bones as they would do with any other crime scene until it is determined how the bones came to be there.