Man arrested after incident outside Byker school

06 Feb 2017 13:45 PM

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Police have arrested a man after an incident outside of a school in Byker this morning.

At 9:32am on Monday, February 6, we received a report that a man had been seen sitting in a car touching himself inappropriately in Bolingbroke Street.

Officers attended and a 33 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of outraging public decency. He is currently in police custody.

Because the incident happened near to a school officers will be in the area carrying out reassurance patrols for the rest of the day.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

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