A MAN has been arrested after reports women were sexually assaulted in a discount store.
Police were called at 4.25pm on Saturday after complaints a man had been touching female shoppers as he walked past them in Poundworld in the Bridges shopping centre.
Officers investigating the incidents would like to hear from anyone who saw anything.
A 41-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the inquiries and released on police bail.
Anyone with any information should contact Northumbria Police on 03456 043 043.