Two men have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary on a Hartlepool home.
Police were called to a report of an ongoing burglary at an address in Grosvenor Street at 7.20am yesterday and arrested men aged 46 and 31.
They remained in custody during the course of yesterday as inquiries were carried out.
Police and scene of crime officers remained on the scene yesterday.
Anyone with information can contact Cleveland Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 11.