A post office in Hartlepool has been held up at gun point.
A MAN has been arrested in connection with an attempted post office robbery in Hartlepool.
Police have said a man walked into the post office on Raby Road and threatened staff before fleeing.
It is believed police have made an arrest.
Any one with information to contact them on the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
A armed Robber is arrested after London incident in what appears to have been carrying a semi-automatic weapon.
The man was detained by Metropolitan Police officers following a bank robbery on Borough High Street.
Twitter users reported that a man ran through a pub in the area armed with what looked like an AK47.
A man has appeared in court accused of murdering a police officer from Sunderland in London during the 1980s.
PC Keith Blakelock was stabbed to death in riots at the Broadwater Farm Estate in Tottenham, on 6 October 1985.
Scotland Yard reopened the investigation into the 40-year-old's death. Nicholas Jacobs, now 44, has been charged with murder and appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.
Cleveland Police are currently responding to an ongoing police incident in Hartlepool.
It is believed a male is threatening to jump from a roof top in the towns Lancaster Road
Police, Fire Service and Ambulance are at the scene.
The forces police helicopter is hovering above is monitoring from a distance.
The helicopter is currently over west view primary school in Hartlepool which is a fair distance from the incident.
The male is believed to have come down safely from the roof at 12.30AM.
He will be detained by police and be required to under go a mental health assessment.
It has become apparent this evening that there is conflicting information between Northumbria Police and the family of one of the girls involved in the River Wear incident in Washington.
Police released a statement which explained both bodies have been recovered and family's have been informed.
After we shared this statement we had a surge of comments informing us this information was untrue and the second girl was recovering in hospital.
Main stream media have also confirmed that sad news that two bodies have been found.
However a number of family members have stopped people from writing leaving RIP messages on the girls facebook page.
Another family member confirmed she was In hospital.
Media outlets across the United Kingdom have been reporting the bodies have been recovered since 10PM.