Large scale police operation currently taking place across Hartlepool and Stockton

A large scale policing operation us underway, but members of the public are warned not to be alarmed.

Hartlepool and Stockton will see the biggest ever emergency services operation which will test the emergency action plan within Cleveland.

Jacksons Landing has become the hub of activity as emergency services get ready to launch the major incident.

Currently bomb disposal teams, forensics tents the fire services and RNLI are at the scene of the mock incident.

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