Man arrested after 'bat incident' in street

Police at an address in Collingwood Street, Hebburn.
Police at an address in Collingwood Street, Hebburn.

Police have arrested a man in Hebburn after an incident with a bat.

Officers from Northumbria Police attended a house in Collingwood Street at 10.11am today after reports of a man thretening someone with a bat.

A 38-year-old was arrested on suspiscion of affray.

A Northumbria Police spokesperson said: “At around 10.11am today (Friday, August 3) police received a report of a man believed to be threatening someone with a bat on Collingwood Street in Hebburn.

“Officers attended and a 38-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray. He remains in police custody at this time.”