Knifeman is arrested after house attack
A MAN was arrested after allegedly threatening a woman with a knife in her home.
Police were called to Gateshead, at around 11.20am yesterday.
The man is said to have entered the property before threatening the woman.
Officers arrived and began to negotiate with the man in question before using “distraction devices” which caused a loud bang.
The 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody and police are reassuring anyone who may have heard the noise that no firearms were used.
Police said: “Distraction devices were used to enter the property... the woman was not injured.”