Woman arrested on suspicion of affray following reports she was in possession of a weapon

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of affray following reports she was in possession of a weapon in Hartlepool.

Monday, 1st July 2019, 12:12 pm
Updated Monday, 1st July 2019, 12:56 pm
Rossall Street was cordoned off by police

A 26-year-old woman has been released without charge following the incident in Rossall Street, in Hartlepool.

At around 4.10pm on Sunday, police received reports a woman was in possession of a weapon in the street.

She was arrested on suspicion of affray but no formal report of a crime has been made in relation to the incident.

The incident happened on Sunday, June 30

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Witnesses say the road was cordoned off yesterday while police dealt with the incident.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: “A 26-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of affray. She was released without charge.”

The road was cordoned off following reports a woman had a weapon