Man charged after reports of Stanley knife road rage incident

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A MAN has been charged after a road rage incident.

Timothy Affleck, 34, of Bloom Avenue, of Stanley, Durham, is due to appear in court after an incident at 7.15am yesterday on Birtley Lane, near the roundabout with the junction of the A195/A1 motorway.

Sunderland police were called after reports of an incident involving a Stanley-style knife.

Bloom is charged with a section 18 assault and possession of an offensive weapon.