Two arrested after incident in Kenton

04 Sep 2016 18:00 PM

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Police have arrested two men after an incident in Newcastle.

At 1:30pm on Sunday, September 4, officers received a report that a man seen in Coniscliffe Avenue in Kenton, was  believed to be in possession of a firearm of some kind.

Armed officers attended and two men, aged 25 and 30 were arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm, they are currently in custody.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 514 04/09/16.

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