Man arrested in connection with Chichester Road incident

14 Jan 2016 16:30 PM

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This is an update in relation to an incident in Chichester Road in South Shields yesterday.

Yesterday morning police received a report a man’s behaviour was causing concern.

Enquiries have been on-going to locate the man.

A man has now been arrested in connection with firearms offences and is in police custody.

Chief Inspector Jerry Pearson said: "I would like to thank the local community for their understanding and support during our enquiries yesterday.

"We recognise incidents like this do cause concern to people. A man has now been arrested and is in police custody."

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