Cleveland Police have confirmed that a Man has been charged following an armed incident in Middlesbrough.

The incident occurred on Durnford Road in Middlesbrough which occurred on friday 24th January.

A 46-year-old man has been charged with affray and possession of an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence.

He will appear at Teesside Magistrates Court this today.

Cleveland Police has referred the incident to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) who are supervising the investigation.