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Cleveland Police: Riot Police deployed to the streets of Grangetown as police officers lose control.

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Riot Police Officers got deployed to the streets of Grangetown after officers policing the cordon lost control.

Cleveland Police: Riot Police deployed to the streets of Grangetown as police officers lose control. 1

Officers around the cordon in Grangetown, Middlesbrough faced scenes of violence as youths began hurling bottles and bricks at officers.

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Youths hurled abuse at local officers.

Riot officers were quickly deployed to the scene and to regain control quickly.

Cleveland Police: Riot Police deployed to the streets of Grangetown as police officers lose control. 3

A number of youths caused further issues for officers at the scene by lightning fires in a nearby field.

Cleveland Police: Riot Police deployed to the streets of Grangetown as police officers lose control. 4
Riot officers clear a local park

Initially a standoff had occurred between armed police and a man who climbed onto the roof of a residential property.

Cleveland Police: Riot Police deployed to the streets of Grangetown as police officers lose control. 5

It is believed the incident happened after an alleged robbery at a nearby store.

A large number of police units were deployed to the scene as the man hurled items at officers from the roof top and a large cordon was put in place.

Cleveland Police: Riot Police deployed to the streets of Grangetown as police officers lose control. 6
Officers in riot shields ask everyone to leave the area for their own safety.

We have requested an official statement from Cleveland Police in relation to the matter.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood is the editor and news reporter covering national and international news crime and policing news. Tweet your news and views to @TrevSherwoodPH

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