Man confronts Hartlepool police with weapon

Police were confronted by a man brandishing a weapon.

Thursday, 27th June 2019, 8:04 pm
Updated Monday, 1st July 2019, 2:31 pm
A man has been arrested in connection with an incident on Tempest Road

Cleveland Police say the incident took place in Tempest Road, Hartlepool, at around 11.40pm on Wednesday, June 26.

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At the scene, it is believed that a man confronted and threatened them with a weapon.

A 51-year-old man was later arrested by the officers and he will remain in custody while the police inquiries are ongoing.

Further details about the incident are expected to be released on Friday, June 28.