Demonstration in Hendon
10 Sep 2016 15:00 PM[View Full Size]
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.