Man charged after incident in Newcastle city centre

25 May 2016 14:55 PM

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A man has been charged with a number of offences after an incident in Newcastle city centre.

At 6.30pm on Monday evening, May 23, police received a report that a man had threatened and made inappropriate comments to a teenage girl in the 'Hippie Green' area outside Old Eldon Square.

The man also allegedly spat at the girl and exposed himself to her.

Officers attended and Liam Storey, who is 26 and from the Walker area of Newcastle, was arrested. He was subsequently charged with criminal damage, common assault, exposure and a public order offence.

He will appear at South East Northumberland Magistrates Court on May 25.

Extra patrols are being carried out in the Eldon Square area of the city centre by officers throughout the summer months.

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