Armed police called to Hartlepool home following reports of man armed with a knife

A man has been arrested on suspicion of assault after armed police were called to a street in Hartlepool.

Monday, 7th November 2016, 8:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 3:19 pm
Armed police were called to Duke Street after reports of a man armed with a knife.

Officers cordoned off Duke Street at around 7.20pm, yesterday, after reports of a man in a house armed with a knife.

A youngster was also in the property at the time.

Police managed to talk to the man who came out of the house just before 9pm.

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No one was injured.

A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and is currently helping police with inquiries.