Man arrested after taser incident in Gateshead

11 Jul 2016 15:35 PM

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of possessing a taser device in Gateshead.

At 9:53pm on Sunday, July 10, officers received a report of a man with a taser device in the street in Clavering Road in Swalwell.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a prohibited weapon.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and officers want to speak to anyone who was in Clavering Road on Sunday night and who saw anything.

They are particularly keen to speak to a man and woman who walked past the man just after the incident happened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1159 10/07/16.

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