Demonstration in Hendon

10 Sep 2016 15:00 PM

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Northumbria Police is aware of a demonstration taking place in Hendon in Sunderland.

Superintendent Mick Paterson said: "We're aware of a pre-planned demonstration that is taking place in the Hendon area. We had liaised with the organisers of the demonstration and were anticipating a small number of people however numbers have quickly increased. We acted quickly to provide a proportionate police response and two people have been arrested. Extra officers are in the area carrying out patrols and disruptionton to local residents in the area has been kept to a minimum."

Any concerned residents can speak to an officer on patrol.


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