Marshall Wallis Road incident: Man arrested after disturbance involving air weapon and knife in South Shields

Officers have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with a disturbance which involved an air weapon and a knife in South Shields.

Wednesday, 7th July 2021, 5:50 pm

Police were called to Marshall Wallis Road in South Shields at 8.45pm yesterday, Tuesday, July 7, after a report of a disturbance.

Officers attended and found two men, who are believed to be known to each other, inside an address with non-life threatening injuries consistent with having been caused by an air weapon and a bladed article.

A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the disorder and an air weapon and a knife were also located near the scene.

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Marshall Wallis Road.

The force has launched an investigation into the incident and officers remain in the area today to carry out enquiries.

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A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Officers attended and found two men inside an address who had non-life threatening injuries consistent with having been caused by an air weapon and a bladed article.

“A search of the area was carried out and a 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with the disorder. He remains in police custody at this time.

Officers are still carrying out enquires on Marshall Wallis Road.

“An air weapon and a knife were also located near the scene which are both believed to be associated with the disturbance.

“An investigation has been launched into the incident and officers remain in the area today to carry out enquiries. All those involved are believed to be known to each other and there is no wider risk to the public."

Officers are asking anyone with information to contact them via the ‘Tell us Something’ page of their website or by calling 101 quoting log NP-20210706-0950.

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Police attended the scene on Marshall Wallis Road.

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