Man arrested on suspicion of affray in Hartlepool

A man has been arrested on suspicion of affray after police officers swooped on a house in Hartlepool this morning.

Saturday, 5th November 2016, 10:20 am
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:33 pm
Thorpe Street, in Hartlepool. Copyright Google Maps.

Police attended an address in Thorpe Street, on the Headlane, after a call at around 6.25am which raised concerns for the welfare of a man.

When officers arrived a man was in possession of a bladed article and had made threats.

Officers say at no time were any members of the public at risk.

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Officers were able to speak with the man who eventually allowed them and paramedics inside.

A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of affray and has been taken to hospital for treatment.

No-one else was injured as a result of the incident and police are no longer at the scene.