Teenager arrested by police hunting Marsden menace

Crime news
Crime news

A SCHOOLBOY has been questioned by police on suspicion of affray.

Since September last year, police have received a number of reports of a male acting suspiciously and using threatening behaviour in Hertford Avenue, Marsden.

On Sunday, several reports were received of a male seen carrying a metal bar near the Marsden Inn Pub in Marsden Lane.

Yesterday, a 15-year-old boy was arrested.

He has been released on police bail.

Inquiries are continuing into the incidents and any witnesses are asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101, ext 69191, quoting reference 1056 220215, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.