Appeal for witnesses after demo in Hendon

11 Sep 2016 17:00 PM

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Police are appealing for witnesses following a demonstration in Hendon yesterday afternoon.

More people than anticipated attended the demonstration. Police acted quickly to provide a proportionate response and four people were arrested - one man was arrested for assault, one man for disorderly conduct and two for public order offences.

Enquiries are on-going and police are appealing for anyone who witnessed any criminal offences or disorder during the demonstration

to get in contact.

Acting Detecive S Paul Johnson of Southern Area Command CID said: "We believe there were witnesses who we have not yet spoken to and would ask these people to come forward and speak to us as they may have important information to help our enquiries."

Anyone with information should ring Northumbria Police on 101 quoting reference 329 100916 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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