Breaking News Police can conform that the A66 was closed in Middlesbrough this morning at 4.50am as they searched for the rest of a mans penis after it had been chopped off.

Cleveland Police closed the dual carriageway this morning as they searched for a severed penis after he was found seriously injuries on the A66.

Police told Breaking News Police this morning following the discovery of a distressed man on the A66 as we reported.

Police confirmed they closed the road to carry out forensic investigations however it has been revealed this was to find the rest of his penis.

Police later confirmed a 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault.