Arrest after reports of man armed with ‘large’ knife in South Shields street
Police have made an arrest after reports of a man armed with a “large” knife in a South Tyneside street.
Officers were called to Hudson Street, Tyne Dock, South Shields, at around 1.30pm, today, after concerns were raised.
Police said when officers arrived they found a man in possession of a knife.
A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “At about 1.30pm, today, police received a report a man had been seen carrying a large knife on Hudson Street in South Shields.”
The spokesman said officers attended and a 22-year-old man was arrested and a knife was seized.
He added: “Nobody has been injured and the man remains in police custody at this time.”