Arrest in ‘air rifle’ incident

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A MAN was arrested after reports of a disturbance involving an air rifle in a quiet street.

Numerous police vehicles descended on Intrepid Close, Seaton Carew at around 9am on Saturday.

It followed reports of a disturbance outside a house and somebody having an air rifle.

Police say a man in his mid 20s was arrested at the scene.

He was later charged on suspicion of possessing an air weapon with intent to cause fear of violence and has been remanded in police custody.