Man arrested after police searches near Metrocentre in Gateshead; Northumbria Police said searches were taking place on Thursday afternoon for a wanted man.
Byline: Sonia Sharma
A man has been arrested following a police search around the Metrocentre.
On Thursday afternoon, officers with search dogs were seen around the shopping mall in Gateshead.
There was also a police presence in the widerSwalwellarea.
Northumbria Police said they were carrying out inquiries as part of an investigation to locate a man wanted forbreaching bailconditions.
The force said that there was no wider risk to the public.
On Friday, police confirmed that an arrest had been made.
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A Northumbria Police spokesperson told ChronicleLive: "A 35-year-old man has been arrested and remains in police custody at this time."
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|Publication:||The Chronicle (Newscastle upon Tyne, England)|
|Date:||Jan 17, 2020|
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