A 62-year-old man was taken to hospital after he suffered injuries to his jaw and head during a serious attack in his home in Weastell Street, Middlesbrough, at 6.30pm last night (Friday, May 16).

He was taken to the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, for treatment.

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and is being interviewed by police.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.