Bomb disposal team called to South Shields street after man arrested on suspicion of making explosives

A 51-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of making or having explosives in suspicious circumstances in South Shields.

Thursday, 9th January 2020, 8:52 am
Bomb squad at the scene

Bomb disposal teams and emergency services were called to Hathersage Gardens off McAnany Avenue, in South Shields, on the afternoon of Wednesday, January 8.

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Submitted picture: Bomb disposal and police van in McAnany Avenue, South Shields.