Metro delays between Hebburn and South Shields due to 'police incident'

There are delays of up to 15 minutes aboard the Metro between Hebburn and South Shields due to a ‘police incident’.

Saturday, 12th October 2019, 5:56 pm
Updated Saturday, 12th October 2019, 5:56 pm
Delays on Metro due to police incident

Northumbria Police were called to reports of a man causing disorder at Hebburn Metro Station at around 4.45pm on Saturday, October 12.

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The spokesman said: “We received a report that a man was worse for wear causing disorder and allegedly tried to steal a mobile phone.

“We have managed to get hold of the man and an officer is speaking to him.”