Chopper called in

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AIRBORNE cops were drafted in to help hunt down a wanted man.

The Northumbria Police force helicopter was called into action to help find the suspect on Wednesday at about 11pm.

It joined forces with officers on the ground who were searching the streets of Hendon for the suspected criminal.

A 35-year-old was eventually arrested.

A police spokeswoman said: “The force helicopter was helping officers on the ground look for a wanted man.

“A 35-year-old man was arrested for disorderly conduct.”