Man arrested over abusive behaviour towards Metro staff in Jarrow

Police arrest at Jarrow Metro
Police arrest at Jarrow Metro

A man has been arrested by police over allegations of hurling abuse at Metro staff.

Officers were called to Jarrow Metro Station at 12.45pm, today, following reports of a disturbance. 
A passenger is said to have been abusive to staff and refused to leave a train. 
The train was held at the station because of the incident causing delays of up to 30 minutes between Heworth and Whitley Bay. 
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A 20-year-old man was arrested by police on suspicion of a public order offence and remains in custody where he is helping police with inquiries. 
A  Northumbria Police spokesman said; “A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a public order offence and is currently helping police with inquiries.”