Suspect freed after Hartlepool police confronted by man brandishing weapon

A man alleged to have threatened police with a weapon has been released without charge.

Friday, 28th June 2019, 17:15 pm
Updated Friday, 28th June 2019, 17:39 pm
Police were allegedly confronted by a man brandishing a weapon in Tempest Road, Hartlepool.

Police arrested a 51-year-old man after they were called to Tempest Road, off King Oswy Drive, Hartlepool, at 11.40pm on Wednesday.

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Cleveland Police confirmed on Friday that the arrested man will face no further action. 

The type of weapon involved in the incident has still to be disclosed.