Tees

Middlesbrough death: Five held on suspicion of murder

Five men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a "targeted attack" left a Middlesbrough man dead.

Police have not revealed how the 27-year-old died, but said they were called to an incident in Meadowcroft Road at about 22:30 BST on Monday.

A Cleveland force spokeswoman said the men, aged between 20 and 31, remained in custody for questioning.

She added: "Inquiries are ongoing, but we can we believe the incident was a targeted attack."

An appeal for witnesses has been made.

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