Northumbria Police confirmed that officers were called to the town’s branch of the supermarket on Wednesday, April 1 as shoppers queued for goods.
A force spokeswoman said: “Shortly before 6pm yesterday, officers were alerted to a man causing a disruption at the Asda on Coronation Street, South Shields.
“Officers took the man home to prevent a breach of the peace.”
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