POLICE are appealing for information about a disturbance in Hetton.
At 10pm on Sunday, August 25, police received a report of a man with an axe in Front Street.
A 30-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of having an offensive weapon and has been released on police bail.
No one was injured during the incident, but it is believed a number of people witnessed it and police are appealing for them to get in contact.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.