Man charged following police raid in South Shields

A man has been charged after police raided a property following reports of an assault in South Shields.

Northumbria Police has confirmed a 51-year-old man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and is due to appear before magistrates after police raided a house in Wenlock Road, South Shields.

An investigation was launched into what police referred to as an ‘isolated incident’.

A man has been charged following an incident in South Shields

One man is believed to have suffered minor injuries which police say were ‘consistent with a bladed article’.

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The man is due to appear before South Tyneside Magistrates’ Court on August 27.

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