Armed police officers called to same Horden street days apart after reports of disturbance

Armed police officers were called to a street for the second time within just days after reports of another disturbance.

Friday, 9th April 2021, 5:27 pm
Updated Friday, 9th April 2021, 5:37 pm

Durham Constabulary has confirmed its firearms officers attended Sixth Street in Horden yesterday, at 8.30pm, following calls.

A 47-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and was taken into custody as inquiries into what happened got under way in the street, which runs off Blackhills Road.

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Armed police were called to Sixth Street in Horden for the second time within the week following reports of another disturbance. Image copyright Google Maps.
Armed police were called to Sixth Street in Horden for the second time within the week following reports of another disturbance. Image copyright Google Maps.

Today, a spokesperson for the force said: “Police were called to reports of a disturbance in Sixth Street, Horden, at around 8.30pm yesterday.

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“Officers attended and arrested a 47-year-old man on suspicion of affray.

“He was interviewed and released with no further action this morning.”

Anyone with information which could help police with inquiries into the initial incident can call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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