Two arrests after armed police raid in South Shields

Two men have been arrested after armed police were called to a house in South Shields.

By Kevin Clark
Friday, 28 June, 2019, 09:11
A police van at the address in Beach Road

Officers were called to Beach Road early yesterday morning.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “Shortly after 7.20am, police received a report of two males believed to be in possession of knives arguing at an address on Beach Road, South Shields.

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“Firearms officers were deployed to the scene and two men were arrested.

“A 36-year-old was arrested on suspicion of affray and a 23-year-old was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct.”

Anyone with any information should contact Northumbria Police on 101 and quote reference number 723 28/06/19.