Five arrested after street fight

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FIVE people were arrested after a fight broke out in a South Tyneside street.

Police were called to Marine Approach in South Shields, at 11.36am today.

Five people aged 17, 19,25,29 and 30 were arrested on suspicion of assault.

They are currently in police custody, helping officers with their enquiries.

A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “At 11.36am today police received reports of an altercation in Marine Approach, South Shields.

“Officers attended the scene and five people were arrested in connection with the incident . They remain in police custody.”