City centre incident

23 Sep 2016 15:00 PM

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Police have made three arrests following an incident in Newcastle.

Officers were called to Grainger Street in the city centre at 12.12pm on Friday, September 23, following reports of people fighting in the street.

Police attended the area and three men aged 21, 23 and 31 years have been all been arrested on suspicion of affray and are currently in custody.

There are no reports of anyone having been injured during the incident. There are extra officers on patrol in the area to reassure people.

Police are appealing for witnesses, anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, is asked to contact police.

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting reference number 484 of 23/09/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.