Man arrested over South Shields machete incident
A man is in custody after police were alerted to reports of someone wielding a machete.
Northumbria Police were called to Talbot Road, in South Shields, on Friday, at about 9.50pm.
Officers attended the area and found a man, who was in a “vulnerable state”, and who was assisted by a specially trained mental-health triage team. A man was arrested on suspicion of affray and was still in custody on Saturday morning.
A man was arrested on suspicion