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.

Friday, 28th June 2019, 9:11 am
Updated Friday, 28th June 2019, 5:43 pm
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.

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

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A police car at the scene

“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.