Murder investigation launched after man is stabbed in the chest

Police were called to a report of an incident on Brotton Road in Carlin How this afternoon, Friday 21st August at 4:30pm.

It was reported that a man had suffered serious injuries to his chest. 

Officers attended the scene along with colleagues from the North East Ambulance Service and the Great North Air Ambulance Service and a 58-year-old man was sadly pronounced deceased in hospital a short time later.

Our thoughts remain with the man’s family at this difficult time. 

A man aged 31 and a woman aged 32 have been arrested in connection with the incident and they both currently remain in custody. 

Enquiries are currently ongoing and officers will remain at the scene of the incident whilst the investigation continues.

Police are appealing for anyone with any information regarding the incident or anyone with private CCTV/ dashcam footage from the time/area of the incident to contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 136570. 

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