Police called to disturbance at South Shields nightclub

Police were called to a disturbance outside a nightclub in the early hours of the morning.

The incident took place at Roxannes, in Ocean Road, South Shields at around 3.30am on Sunday.

A spokeswoman for Northumbria Police said: “At round 3.30am we received a report of a disturbance at Roxannes. Officers attended, there had been an altercation and investigations are ongoing.”

Further details about the incident are expected to be released by the force on Monday.

Police cars in South Shields in the early hours of Sunday morning.